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  • NASA's Orion heat shield decision expected this month


    One of the greatest engineering challenges in spaceflight is to protect a spacecraft from the searing heat of re-entry, as the fate of the Space Shuttle...


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  • NASA's Orion heat shield decision expected this month


    One of the greatest engineering challenges in spaceflight is to protect a spacecraft from the searing heat of re-entry,...


  • Race to International Space Station begins in earnest


    NASA's nascent commercial orbital transport system (COTS) is expected to go live late next year under a $3.5 billion...


  • Orbital, SpaceX win $3.5 billion in NASA contracts for ISS resupply


    <P style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><A href="http://www.nasa.gov">NASA</A> has selected Orbital Sciences Corp (OSC) and...


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  • IN FOCUS: Engineering Student of the Year Yayu Monica Hew follows her American dream of a career in space physics

    News | 11 Jul 2012 05:00 | Murdo Morrison

    Yayu Monica Hew arrived at University of Texas in Arlington (UTA) to follow her "American dream" of studying aerospace engineering and physics - a degree...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-Engineering-Student-of-the-Year-Yayu-Monica-Hew-follows-her-American-dream-of-a-career-in-space-physics-373678/
  • Retrospective: No rallying cry as Space Shuttle programme launched

    News | 22 Nov 2010 15:00 | Stephen Trimble

    The Space Shuttle was launched to service a space station, but it had to wait 30 years to fulfil its original missionhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Retrospective-No-rallying-cry-as-Space-Shuttle-programme-launched-349982/
  • Shuttle's end begins international future

    News | 28 Sep 2009 06:00 | Rob Coppinger

    It's T minus one year and counting until NASA retires its Space Shuttle fleet. Both triumphant and tragic, it's been a wild ride for nearly 30 yearshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Shuttles-end-begins-international-future-332760/
  • Return to the Moon

    News | 12 Jul 2009 23:00 | Rob Coppinger

    The USA's lunar ambitions were surprisingly revived under George Bush, but will President Obama continue funding? Work for Constellation is continuing while the review is under way and the plan is still to reach the Moon by 2020http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Return-to-the-Moon-329456/
  • NASA lunar timeline

    News | 20 May 2009 09:47 | Rob Coppinger

    timeline 1989 July President George H Bush's Space Exploration Initiative speech. 1989 November NASA 90-day study of Moon and Mars exploration. ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NASA-lunar-timeline-326716/
  • NASA's Orion heat shield decision expected this month

    News | 10 Mar 2009 12:00 | Rob Coppinger

    One of the greatest engineering challenges in spaceflight is to protect a spacecraft from the searing heat of re-entry, as the fate of the Space Shuttle...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NASAs-Orion-heat-shield-decision-expected-this-month-323585/