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  • Obama's commercial spaceflight incurs political wrath


    President Barack Obama’s 2011 budget has ended NASA’s 2020 Moon programme while privatising manned spacecraft, incurring the wrath of politicians even before the agency...


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  • NASA's Orion heat shield decision expected this month


    One of the greatest engineering challenges in spaceflight is to protect a spacecraft from the searing heat of re-entry,...


  • PICTURES: SPUTNIK 50 - Images spanning 50 years of spaceflight: past icons and future concepts


    <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">To commemorate Sputnik’s first flight fifty years ago today...


  • Spaceflight picture of the week 31 March 2006


    <BR>This week's picture from a series of&nbsp;unique pictures from the <EM>Flight International</EM> spaceflight...


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  • Lockheed's future in Greenville unclear after inspection

    News | 25 Nov 2010 11:11 | Stephen Trimble

    Lockheed Martin's Greenville site has undergone a key inspection that could determine its long-term prospects ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheeds-future-in-Greenville-unclear-after-inspection-350099/
  • Obama's commercial spaceflight incurs political wrath

    News | 04 Feb 2010 11:25 | Rob Coppinger

    President Barack Obama’s 2011 budget has ended NASA’s 2020 Moon programme while privatising manned spacecraft, incurring the wrath of politicians even before the agency...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Obamas-commercial-spaceflight-incurs-political-wrath-338000/
  • NASA's Orion heat shield decision expected this month

    News | 10 Mar 2009 12:00 | Rob Coppinger

    One of the greatest engineering challenges in spaceflight is to protect a spacecraft from the searing heat of re-entry, as the fate of the Space Shuttle...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NASAs-Orion-heat-shield-decision-expected-this-month-323585/
  • PICTURES: SPUTNIK 50 - Images spanning 50 years of spaceflight: past icons and future concepts

    News | 04 Oct 2007 08:19

    <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">To commemorate Sputnik’s first flight fifty years ago today (4<SUP>th</SUP> October 2007), Flightglobal.com has put together a set of fifty space; 25 highlighting significant breakthroughs and innovations of the last 50 years of space travel, the other 25 offering an insight into what the future of space travel may hold. </P> <P>Below is a listing of the images, alternatively you can look at a <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/AirSpace/photos/space/slideshowpro.aspx" target=_blank>slideshow</A> of the iconic images.</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">&nbsp;</P> <STYLE type=text/css>.style1 { FONT-WEIGHT: bold } </STYLE> <TABLE width=445 align=center border=0> <TBODY> <TR bgColor=#cc99ff> <TD colSpan=2> <DIV align=center> <H2><STRONG>50 Space Images</STRONG></H2></DIV></TD></TR> <TR> <TD width=120> <DIV align=center><A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/AirSpace/photos/space/picture4425.aspx" target=_blank><IMG heighthttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-SPUTNIK-50-Images-spanning-50-years-of-spaceflight-past-icons-and-future-concepts-217778/
  • Spaceflight picture of the week 31 March 2006

    News | 31 Mar 2006 17:00

    <BR>This week's picture from a series of&nbsp;unique pictures from the <EM>Flight International</EM> spaceflight archive, which goes back to the very beginning of the space age, is below.<BR> <P align=center><IMG height=297 alt="Spaceflight photograph 31 Mar 06" hspace=2 src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=12144" width=445 vspace=2 border=1></P> <P><BR>Can you identify the artist's impression of a capsule&nbsp;pictured above&nbsp;and can you tell us its significance?<BR><BR>Tell us your thoughts and send us your own amusing caption by emailing&nbsp;<A href="mailto:rob.coppinger@flightglobal.com"><EM>Rob Coppinger, Flight International</EM>'s space reporter.</A>&nbsp; Answers and winning caption will be published next week. Please supply a physical location in your message.<BR><BR><BR> <TABLE borderColor=#000000 cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=2 width=445 align=center bgColor=#ffffff border=0> <TBODY> <TR> <TD vAlign=center align=left bgColor=#cedfef><STRONG>Last week's image</STRONG></http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Spaceflight-picture-of-the-week-31-March-2006-205766/
  • ATA says profitability not in sight until late 2003

    News | 11 Mar 2002 23:23 | Aaron Karp

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>US majors believe that only a best-case scenario will yield a profitable quarter by the last half of 2003.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>According to Air Transport Association (ATA) president Carol Hallett, losses are likely to continue in 2002 and “at best, the airline industry hopes to see a profitable quarter in the latter part of 2003”. The ATA, which lobbies on behalf of US majors, has released a “state of the airline industry” report that offers little hope to US airlines looking for a quick turnaround.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The report explains that the 11 September terrorist attacks caused industry finances, which were already the worst they had been in years, to spiral to losses that would have exceededhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ATA-says-profitability-not-in-sight-until-late-2003-260233/