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  • Unforgiving void: Spaceflight tragedies remembered


    A sobering week in spaceflight saw the first in-flight fatality in a commercial space programme, as Virgin Galactic lost a test pilot with the breakup of its SpaceShipTwo over the Nevada desert, along with a spectacular but non-fatal launch failure of an uncrewed International Space Station resupply mission. After that ISS mission failure, no less an authority than NASA human spaceflight director William Gerstenmaier took pains to remind everybody that launching rockets is a “tough business” – and warned against complacency as NASA and its private contractors prepare to return to the business of launching American astronauts to orbit.


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  • The Right Stuff: Top ten firsts in human spaceflight


    Got any plans for 12 April? Don't forget International Human Spaceflight Day


  • Unforgiving void: Spaceflight tragedies remembered


    A sobering week in spaceflight saw the first in-flight fatality in a commercial space programme, as Virgin Galactic...


  • Obituary: Neil Armstrong


    Neil Armstrong, former US Navy and NASA test pilot who became the first person to walk on the Moon, died on 25 August...


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  • The Right Stuff: Top ten firsts in human spaceflight

    News | 10 Apr 2015 10:34 | Dan Thisdell

    Got any plans for 12 April? Don't forget International Human Spaceflight Dayhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/The-Right-Stuff-Top-ten-firsts-in-human-spaceflight-410981/
  • ANALYSIS: Canada's Héroux-Devtek gears up for big time after landing 777X deal

    News | 23 Mar 2015 10:07 | Murdo Morrison

    Two years ago, Héroux-Devtek was a distant number three in the civil landing gear market, behind Safran’s Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (MBD) and the former Goodrich business of United Technologies (UTC).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Canadas-Hroux-Devtek-gears-up-for-big-time-after-landing-777X-deal-409975/
  • Unforgiving void: Spaceflight tragedies remembered

    News | 31 Oct 2014 16:17 | Dan Thisdell

    A sobering week in spaceflight saw the first in-flight fatality in a commercial space programme, as Virgin Galactic lost a test pilot with the breakup of its SpaceShipTwo over the Nevada desert, along with a spectacular but non-fatal launch failure of an uncrewed International Space Station resupply mission. After that ISS mission failure, no less an authority than NASA human spaceflight director William Gerstenmaier took pains to remind everybody that launching rockets is a “tough business” – and warned against complacency as NASA and its private contractors prepare to return to the business of launching American astronauts to orbit.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Unforgiving-void-Spaceflight-tragedies-remembered-405505/
  • NASA renames Dryden research centre after Neil Armstrong

    News | 06 Mar 2014 13:06 | Dan Thisdell

    NASA has renamed its Dryden Flight Research Center (pictured) at Edwards AFB after Neil Armstrong, who served as a test pilot at the centre from 1955 to 1962, amassing more than 2,400 flight hours in 48 types, including the X-15.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NASA-renames-Dryden-research-centre-after-Neil-Armstrong-396700/
  • Obituary: Neil Armstrong

    News | 28 Aug 2012 23:00 | Zach Rosenberg

    Neil Armstrong, former US Navy and NASA test pilot who became the first person to walk on the Moon, died on 25 August at the age of 82, reportedly due to...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Obituary-Neil-Armstrong-375874/
  • Neil Armstrong, test pilot and first person on moon, dies

    News | 27 Aug 2012 18:30 | Zach Rosenberg

    Neil Armstrong, former US Navy and NASA test pilot who became the first person to walk on the moon, has died at the age of 82. In addition to the...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Neil-Armstrong-test-pilot-and-first-person-on-moon-dies-375806/