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  • Sierra Nevada loses appeal against NASA Commercial Crew choice


    ​The US Government Accountability Office has put an end to Sierra Nevada Corporation’s dream of providing NASA with a lifting body spaceplane as part of the agency’s plan to replace the Space Shuttle’s astronaut-transport capability with spacecraft provided by the private sector.


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  • Sierra Nevada loses appeal against NASA Commercial Crew choice


    ​The US Government Accountability Office has put an end to Sierra Nevada Corporation’s dream of providing NASA with a...


  • For the love of lists: Ten top 10s


    ​When the going gets tough, the tough write things on a list; herewith the best of Flight’s 2014 news-inspired...


  • 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...


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  • ANALYSIS: On Asteroid Day, take a minute to look skyward

    News | 06 Feb 2015 14:47 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Anybody inclined to look at deep-space exploration mission proposals and their associated budgets and ask “why?” could do worse than consider the problem of so-called Near Earth Objects; that’s jargon for big chunks of rock that orbit the Sun – until they actually hit us. As long as they are out in space, call them asteroids; once they get so near as to be visible streaks of light in the sky, call them meteors – enjoy the spectacle and, for good measure, take cover.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-On-Asteroid-Day-take-a-minute-to-look-skyward-407507/
  • ANALYSIS: Space Station maintaining orbit – for now

    News | 23 Jan 2015 11:07 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The International Space Station has been the focal point of human spaceflight activity for so long now that the outpost can seem like a permanent, if remote, feature of our planet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Space-Station-maintaining-orbit-for-now-407614/
  • Sierra Nevada loses appeal against NASA Commercial Crew choice

    News | 07 Jan 2015 15:53 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The US Government Accountability Office has put an end to Sierra Nevada Corporation’s dream of providing NASA with a lifting body spaceplane as part of the agency’s plan to replace the Space Shuttle’s astronaut-transport capability with spacecraft provided by the private sector.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sierra-Nevada-loses-appeal-against-NASA-Commercial-Crew-choice-407684/
  • For the love of lists: Ten top 10s

    News | 18 Dec 2014 02:16

    ​When the going gets tough, the tough write things on a list; herewith the best of Flight’s 2014 news-inspired best-evershttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/For-the-love-of-lists-Ten-top-10s-407226/
  • 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/
  • ATK-Orbital merger 'to go ahead despite ISS launch disaster'

    News | 20 Nov 2014 13:20 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The spectacular failure of the 28 October launch of an Orbital Sciences Antares rocket has delayed the company’s proposed merger with ATK by about a month, but not derailed the deal.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ATK-Orbital-merger-to-go-ahead-despite-ISS-launch-disaster-406311/