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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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  • Russian space dreams hit budget crunch


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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/
  • Airbus give E-Fan electric project a jolt with factory in Pau

    News | 30 Apr 2015 17:54 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Airbus’s vision of an electric flight future is starting to shape up, with plans to build a final assembly line for its E-Fan light aircraft range in Pau, southeastern France.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-give-E-Fan-electric-project-a-jolt-with-factory-in-Pau-411795/
  • Budget crunch hits Russia's space programme (update)

    News | 30 Apr 2015 16:27 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Russia’s space programme has had a bad recent run, with an unmanned International Space Station (ISS) resupply ship left spinning out of control, the failure of an experimental military launcher and the apparent cancellation of a super-heavy-lift rocket programme owing to swingeing budget cuts.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Budget-crunch-hits-Russias-space-programme-update-411803/
  • No Progress for Space Station as resupply mission fizzles

    News | 30 Apr 2015 13:16 | Dan Thisdell

    ​An ill-fated Russian mission to resupply the International Space Station is set to end in a high atmosphere streak of fire, with an uncontrolled re-entry expected between 5 and 7 May.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/No-Progress-for-Space-Station-as-resupply-mission-fizzles-411782/
  • Solar Impulse appeal is selfie-evident

    News | 23 Apr 2015 17:16 | Dan Thisdell

    Selfie sticks have been banned in many public spaces, but Solar Impulse pilot Bertrand Piccard clearly likes the idea – catching this snap of himself piloting the solar-only aircraft over 1,344km and 17hr 22min from Chongqing to Nanjing, the sixth leg of a 12-hop round-the-world adventure that ​began in Abu Dhabi on 9 March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Solar-Impulse-appeal-is-selfie-evident-411540/
  • Russian space dreams hit budget crunch

    News | 23 Apr 2015 15:33 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Russia’s space programme has had a bad week, with the 22 April failure of an experimental military launcher and, to add insult to injury, the apparent cancellation of a super-heavy-lift rocket programme owing to swingeing budget cuts.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russian-space-dreams-hit-budget-crunch-411536/