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07 FEB 2018
World's biggest rocket soars toward Mars after perfect launch
The world's most powerful rocket, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, blasted off Tuesday on its highly anticipated maiden test flight, carrying CEO Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla roadster toward an orbit near Mars.Screams and cheers erupted ... Continue Reading
25 JAN 2018
SpaceX performs first 'static fire' of Falcon Heavy rocket
SpaceX on Wednesday test-fired its Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time in a launch pad experiment aimed at giving its main engines a trial workout before blasting off in the coming days.Touted as ... Continue Reading
17 JAN 2018
Europe's space agency braces for Brexit fallout
The European Space Agency (ESA) is drawing up contingency plans for projects, commercial deals, and staffing that may be adversely affected by Brexit, senior officials said Wednesday.Programmes throw in flux by Britain's pending departure ... Continue Reading
27 DEC 2017
Russia loses contact with Angolan satellite
Russia has lost contact with Angola's first national telecoms satellite launched from the Baikonur space pad, its maker said Wednesday -- a fresh embarrassment for Moscow's once proud space industry.The incident involving the Russian-made ... Continue Reading
14 DEC 2017
Two astronauts, cosmonaut return from five-month ISS mission
Two astronauts, from the US and Italy, and a Russian cosmonaut on Thursday landed in Kazakhstan after almost five months on the International Space Station, footage from the Russian space agency showed. American Randy ... Continue Reading
13 DEC 2017
Ariane 5 rocket puts European GPS satellites into orbit
An Ariane 5 rocket put four GPS satellites into orbit on Tuesday for Europe's Galileo navigation project, Arianespace said.The European space workhorse took off at 1836 GMT and deployed the satellites four hours after ... Continue Reading
12 DEC 2017
Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon
US President Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time since 1972, in order to prepare for future trips to Mars."This time we will not only ... Continue Reading
28 NOV 2017
Russia loses contact with satellite after launch from new spaceport
Russia said it had lost contact Tuesday with a weather satellite just hours after it was launched from its Vostochny cosmodrome, in only the second rocket liftoff from the new spaceport.The glitch is a ... Continue Reading
13 NOV 2017
Orbital ATK launches eighth cargo mission to space
An unmanned cargo ship packed with 7,400 pounds (3,350 kilograms) of food and supplies for the astronauts living at the International Space Station blasted off Sunday from Wallops Island, Virginia.Orbital ATK's barrel-shaped Cygnus cargo ... Continue Reading
05 NOV 2017
Russia embezzlement probe at rocket firm Soyuz
Russian authorities said Friday they had launched an inquiry into alleged embezzlement at the Progress factory which develops Soyuz rockets for the country's space industry."Two investigations into abuse of power have been opened" into ... Continue Reading
03 JUL 2020
MRO : ASL Airlines entrusts Sabena technics for the support of its ATR fleet
03 JUL 2020
MRO : Visual inspections by drone is now authorized on narrowbody aircraft in Singapore
03 JUL 2020
IAI to convert 3 new 767s to Freighters for DHL
03 JUL 2020
Pratt & Whitney to adapt its Maine facility to add PW1100G-JM MRO capabilities
03 JUL 2020
Jet Aviation cuts 200 jobs at its Basel-Mulhouse maintenance and completion center
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IAI to convert 3 new 767s to Freighters for DHL
Pratt & Whitney to adapt its Maine facility to add PW1100G-JM MRO capabilities
Jet Aviation cuts 200 jobs at its Basel-Mulhouse maintenance and completion center
The Dutch government approves a 3.4 billion euros bailout for KLM
Preighters : Collins Aerospace offers quick conversion solutions for any passenger aircraft type
 
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