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  • Blue Origin suborbital dream off the ground with maiden flight


    ​US rocket developer Blue Origin yesterday took a major step toward entering the commercial suborbital flight market with the first test flight of its New Shepard capsule and BE-3 launcher.


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  • Blue Origin 'one step closer' to suborbital space flights


    ​US rocket developer Blue Origin is preparing to start test flights “later this year” of a human-rated suborbital...


  • Airbus expects unions to target A320 FAL in Alabama


    ​Airbus already has developed a strategy to counter an internally expected move by labour unions to organize the A320...


  • OPINION: Will US have to look for an all-American alternative to Russian rockets?


    ​War, as the saying goes, is the domain of chance. Business is usually more friendly to calculated manoeuvres, but when...


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  • Blue Origin suborbital dream off the ground with maiden flight

    News | 30 Apr 2015 17:58 | Dan Thisdell

    ​US rocket developer Blue Origin yesterday took a major step toward entering the commercial suborbital flight market with the first test flight of its New Shepard capsule and BE-3 launcher.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Blue-Origin-suborbital-dream-off-the-ground-with-maiden-flight-411802/
  • Blue Origin 'one step closer' to suborbital space flights

    News | 08 Apr 2015 10:00 | Dan Thisdell

    ​US rocket developer Blue Origin is preparing to start test flights “later this year” of a human-rated suborbital spacecraft following completion of acceptance tests of a reusable engine for vertical launches.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Blue-Origin-one-step-closer-to-suborbital-space-flights-410940/
  • Airbus expects unions to target A320 FAL in Alabama

    News | 18 Mar 2015 00:09 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Airbus already has developed a strategy to counter an internally expected move by labour unions to organize the A320 final assembly line that opens later this year in Alabama.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-expects-unions-to-target-A320-FAL-in-Alabama-410269/
  • OPINION: Will US have to look for an all-American alternative to Russian rockets?

    News | 26 Sep 2014 17:19

    ​War, as the saying goes, is the domain of chance. Business is usually more friendly to calculated manoeuvres, but when actual fighting intervenes all bets are off.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Will-US-have-to-look-for-an-all-American-alternative-to-Russian-rockets-404202/
  • ATK joins race to develop next-generation USAF launcher

    News | 24 Sep 2014 16:24 | Dan Thisdell

    ​US propulsion specialist ATK has thrown its hat in the ring to develop the next generation of American rocket engine, to replace the Russian-supplied RD-180 motor for United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ATK-joins-race-to-develop-next-generation-USAF-launcher-404099/
  • 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/