September 2, 2019

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SPACE

NASA Tests SLS Block 1 Cargo for Jupiter Moon Mission

SPACE

Commercial Partners Sought for NASA Lunar Cargo

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OFF CENTER

> LUFTHANSA STRUGGLES WITH AIRBUS A320NEO-FAMILY CENTER OF GRAVITY > SPACE-FLEX CABINS PLACE HEAVY ITEMS IN THE BACK > AIRBUS WORKS ON SOFTWARE CHANGES TO ADDRESS RISK DURING GO-AROUNDS

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NASA Tests SLS Block 1 Cargo for Jupiter Moon Mission

> 3D-PRINTED, CARBON-INFUSED NYLON TOWER IN SCALED SLS WIND-TUNNEL TEST > LOW-SPEED LIFTOFF TESTS MARK HALFWAY POINT IN SLS BLOCK 1 CARGO LOADS EVALUATION

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Commercial Partners Sought for NASA Lunar Cargo

> NASA RECONFIGURES LUNAR GATEWAY PLAN INTO TWO MAIN PHASES > $7 BILLION TO BE AWARDED TO MULTIPLE COMPANIES, EACH ASSURED OF TWO MISSIONS

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BAE Is Proposing Typhoon Support Principles for the F-35

> THE COMPANY IS GEARING UP TO SUPPORT F-35 ASIA-PACIFIC MAINTENANCE IN AUSTRALIA > THIRD TENDER FOR F-35 COMPONENT REPAIR EXPECTED BY YEAR-END

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Virgin Galactic Declares Spaceport America 'Operationally Ready'

> SUBORBITAL PASSENGER FLIGHTS PLANNED FOR 2020 > SPACESHIPTWO TO TRANSFER TO NEW MEXICO WITHIN MONTHS

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STILL A FEW YEARS TO GO

> CERTIFICATION OF THE COMAC 919 HAS BEEN PUSHED BACK TO 2021 FROM 2020 > THE FOURTH C919 PROTOTYPE IS FLYING

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BUSINESS

New Business Forecasts Emerge in Wake of Several A&D Challenges

> DESPITE THE MAX, TRADE WARS AND POLITICAL VOLATILITY, THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY APPEARS TO BE GROWING > THE U.S. BUDGET DEAL AND COMMERCIAL BACKLOGS ARE LEAD FACTORS POWERING THE SECTOR DESPITE HEADWINDS

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UEC, AECC Push Separate Engines for CR929 Despite Joint Venture

> THE WIDEBODY AIRCRAFT REQUIRES 35 METRIC TONS OF THRUST > EACH ENGINE COMPANY PROPOSES SCALING UP NARROWBODY CORE

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Leadership Change Is No Quick Fix for Cathay Pacific

> WITH HOGG STEPPING DOWN, TANG TAKES OVER CEO ROLE > CATHAY CONFRONTS PROTEST FALLOUT AND LONGER-TERM ISSUES

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DEFENSE

Ordering More F-35s, Japan Hopes for More Work

> DESPITE ITS F-35 ACQUISITION PLAN, JAPAN MAKES FEW PARTS > IT DOES NOT YET WANT INDIGENOUS WEAPONS INTEGRATED

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