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  • ESA opens 2015 book with triumphant re-entry vehicle test


    ​A European Space Agency plan to master hypersonic re-entry got a boost on 11 February with the successful suborbital flight of a wingless testbed.


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  • ESA opens 2015 book with triumphant re-entry vehicle test


    ​A European Space Agency plan to master hypersonic re-entry got a boost on 11 February with the successful suborbital...


  • Europe spells out bold vision for Ariane 6, ISS


    Europe has spelled out a clear vision of its place in space, giving a further green light to the Ariane 6 launcher and...


  • ANALYSIS: ATV era opens final chapter with 'flawless' space station docking


    The International Space Station marked the end of an era on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 with a “flawless” arrival by the...


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  • ANALYSIS: Airbus Group eyes rising fortunes as ramp-up rolls on

    News | 05 Mar 2015 16:02 | Dan Thisdell

    ​For a neat summary of the state of affairs at Airbus Group, look to its newest civil airliner, the A350. Calendar 2014 ended with the first delivery, to Qatar Airways.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Airbus-Group-eyes-rising-fortunes-as-ramp-up-rolls-on-409706/
  • ESA opens 2015 book with triumphant re-entry vehicle test

    News | 11 Feb 2015 16:57 | Dan Thisdell

    ​A European Space Agency plan to master hypersonic re-entry got a boost on 11 February with the successful suborbital flight of a wingless testbed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ESA-opens-2015-book-with-triumphant-re-entry-vehicle-test-408949/
  • Europe spells out bold vision for Ariane 6, ISS

    News | 04 Dec 2014 17:05 | Dan Thisdell

    Europe has spelled out a clear vision of its place in space, giving a further green light to the Ariane 6 launcher and confirming its intention of joining the USA in keeping the International Space Station flying through 2024.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Europe-spells-out-bold-vision-for-Ariane-6-ISS-406760/
  • Sierra Nevada bids to keep Dream Chaser alive despite NASA non-selection

    News | 02 Oct 2014 12:32 | Dan Thisdell

    Sierra Nevada Corporation last week launched two bids to keep alive its Dream Chaser lifting-body spaceplane project, which suffered a blow in September when NASA cut it from its Commercial Crew programme in favour of seven-person capsules being developed by Boeing and SpaceX.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sierra-Nevada-bids-to-keep-Dream-Chaser-alive-despite-NASA-non-selection-404379/
  • ANALYSIS: USAF push to oust Russian rockets turning into high-stakes contest

    News | 24 Sep 2014 15:32 | Dan Thisdell

    ​A US Air Force drive to end its reliance on Russian rocket motors is turning into a high-stakes competition between rival technologies, with propulsion specialist ATK throwing its hat into the ring just a week after United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin agreed to jointly fund development of a new, all-American engine.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-USAF-push-to-oust-Russian-rockets-turning-into-high-stakes-contest-404097/
  • Airbus puts defence and security electronics, satcoms units up for sale in latest restructuring move

    News | 16 Sep 2014 16:13 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Airbus Group has put its defence and security electronics and satellite communications services businesses up for sale in the latest stage of its long-running bid to get its ailing defence business onto a sustainable footing.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-puts-defence-and-security-electronics-satcoms-units-up-for-sale-in-latest-restructuring-move-403738/