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  • BREAKING NEWS 16 July 1969: PICTURES & VIDEO: Lift off! Moon-bound astronauts depart Earth on Apollo 11


    Apollo 11's three astronauts lifted off today at 09:32 local time aboard their Saturn V rocket on the historic mission to make the first manned landing on the Moon


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  • Moon and Mars programme costs estimated at $500bn


    ESA adviser says expense means exploration should be billed as global enterprise


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  • BREAKING NEWS 16 July 1969: PICTURES & VIDEO: Lift off! Moon-bound astronauts depart Earth on Apollo 11

    News | 16 Jul 2009 14:32 | Will Horton

    Apollo 11's three astronauts lifted off today at 09:32 local time aboard their Saturn V rocket on the historic mission to make the first manned landing on the Moonhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BREAKING-NEWS-16-July-1969-PICTURES-VIDEO-Lift-off-Moon-bound-astronauts-depart-Earth-on-Apollo-11-329694/
  • Greatest in Space

    News | 16 Jul 2008 09:24

    The Greatest space moments according to our 100 Greatest pollhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Greatest-in-Space-225181/
  • 100 Greatest 21-50

    News | 16 Jul 2008 09:21

    <P><STRONG><IMG style="WIDTH: 450px; HEIGHT: 111px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23805" border=0></STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>21&nbsp;<A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/search/zibbsearch.aspx?searchType=site&amp;sKeywords=Beech+King+Air+90">Engine</A>:&nbsp;&nbsp;Pratt &amp; Whitney PT6</STRONG>&nbsp; </P> <P><A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/search.aspx?search=pt6"><FONT color=#427ab4><STRONG>Archive</STRONG></FONT></A><STRONG>&nbsp;</STRONG></P> <P><A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/airspace/search/searchresults.aspx?q=pt6"><FONT color=#427ab4><STRONG>AirSpace&nbsp;images/discussion</STRONG></FONT></A></P> <P>The ubiquitous <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/search/zibbsearch.aspx?searchType=site&amp;sKeywords=pt6">PT6</A> has become the most popular turbine engine in history, appearing on innumerable executive, general aviation, regional and agricultural aircraft. Some variants are optimised for helicopter use. </P> <P>Production of the <A href="hhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/100-Greatest-21-50-225173/
  • 100 Greatest - People Nominations

    News | 15 May 2008 00:00

    Find out more about the final engine shortlist in the 100 greatest surveyhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/100-Greatest-People-Nominations-223685/
  • Moon and Mars programme costs estimated at $500bn

    News | 05 Jun 2007 00:00 | Rob Coppinger

    ESA adviser says expense means exploration should be billed as global enterprisehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Moon-and-Mars-programme-costs-estimated-at-500bn-214397/
  • US 'Rocket City' zooms in to Farnborough

    News | 21 Jul 2004 00:00

    <p>Visitors to Huntsville, USA in 1950 may well have spent their time enjoying the sleepy atmosphere of a small agricultural town. More than 50 years on, Huntsville is home to America's second biggest concentration of aerospace, military defence and technology companies.</p> <p>Its transformation from quiet town to 'Rocket City' is being celebrated at Farnborough with the visit of Huntsville Chamber of Commerce (Hall 2, B16). </p> <p>Huntsville's Cumming Research Park is now second only in size to North Carolina's Research Triangle and employs more than 22,500 people, with big names such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman now conducting business from the town.</p> <p>In addition to its place as a leader in military aerospace, Huntsville has established major worldwide connections thanks to its international airport. Currently undergoing a further $87 million expansion, the airport has direct flights to Asia and Europe. </p> <p>Global companies such as Siemens VDO Authttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Rocket-City-zooms-in-to-Farnborough-184739/