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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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  • Unforgiving void: Spaceflight tragedies remembered


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


  • Excalibur Almaz details plans for capsule and space station


    Excalibur Almaz has detailed its plans to launch spacecraft to space stations in orbit around the moon, the first time...


  • OAK adopts specifications for modernised Tu-204


    Russia's United Aircraft (OAK) has unveiled the technical specifications for the Tupolev Tu-204SM, the variant designed...


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  • 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/
  • Ukrainian engine maker seals R&D pact with Russia’s UEC

    News | 28 Mar 2014 15:52 | Tom Zaitsev

    Ukraine-based powerplant manufacturer Motor Sich and Russia’s United Engine Corporation (UEC) have set up a joint venture aimed at facilitating co-operation in research and development.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ukrainian-engine-maker-seals-RD-pact-with-Russias-UEC-397577/
  • Russia's United Engine names new chief

    News | 20 Jul 2012 13:29 | Tom Zaitsev

    <p>Shareholders of Russia's United Engine Corporation have appointed Vladislav Masalov as its director general in a move to enhance its management system.</p><p>Masalov...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russias-United-Engine-names-new-chief-374586/
  • Excalibur Almaz details plans for capsule and space station

    News | 27 May 2012 20:24 | Zach Rosenberg

    Excalibur Almaz has detailed its plans to launch spacecraft to space stations in orbit around the moon, the first time the secretive company has done so...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Excalibur-Almaz-details-plans-for-capsule-and-space-station-372347/
  • Russian PD-14 powerplant secures initial design approval

    News | 15 Mar 2010 10:37 | Tom Zaitsev

    <p>Preliminary design of the Aviadvigatel PD-14 engine for United Aircraft's MS-21 twin-jet has received approval following review by a technical advisory council.</p><p>The...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russian-PD-14-powerplant-secures-initial-design-approval-339456/
  • China and Russia take on Airbus and Boeing in the single-aisle market

    News | 27 Oct 2009 10:00 | Niall O’Keeffe

    The increasing profile of the C919 and MS-21 narrowbodies is proof that China and Russia are serious about the airliner businesshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/China-and-Russia-take-on-Airbus-and-Boeing-in-the-single-aisle-market-334019/