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  • Silicon Valley launches itself into space


    ​With Airbus cozying up to Silicon Valley and Facebook unveiling a high-altitude UAV designed to take the internet to where no wire has gone before, Flightglobal surveys the aerospace ambitions of tech world titans.


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  • Northrop realigns Scaled Composites under advanced research unit


    ​Northrop Grumman has announced a major shakeup of its aerospace systems business, with its rapid prototyping arm...


  • UK spaceport plan moves ahead with sites shortlist


    ​The UK Civil Aviation Authority has moved the country a step closer to establishing a space launch industry geared...


  • Virgin Galactic takes pragmatic approach to fatal spacecraft crash


    ​Virgin Galactic is focusing its efforts on the development of its next sub-orbital tourist spacecraft following the...


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  • Silicon Valley launches itself into space

    News | 07 Aug 2015 16:37

    ​With Airbus cozying up to Silicon Valley and Facebook unveiling a high-altitude UAV designed to take the internet to where no wire has gone before, Flightglobal surveys the aerospace ambitions of tech world titans.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Silicon-Valley-launches-itself-into-space-415504/
  • Northrop realigns Scaled Composites under advanced research unit

    News | 06 Aug 2015 23:41 | James Drew

    ​Northrop Grumman has announced a major shakeup of its aerospace systems business, with its rapid prototyping arm Scaled Composites realigning under a newly formed “research, technology and advanced design organization”.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Northrop-realigns-Scaled-Composites-under-advanced-research-unit-415484/
  • OPINION: Safety standards challenge for Virgin Galactic

    News | 31 Jul 2015 14:02 | Flight International

    ​The new and exciting commercial spaceflight sector must recover from the damaging loss of SpaceShipTwo, but the imposition of unrealistic safety standards could keep it Earth-boundhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Safety-standards-challenge-for-Virgin-Galactic-415263/
  • NTSB traces SpaceShipTwo crash to preventable error

    News | 28 Jul 2015 20:27 | Stephen Trimble

    ​A co-pilot’s fatal mistake that led to the break-up of SpaceShipTwo represented a single-point failure that could have been addressed long before the crash last October, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on 28 July.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NTSB-traces-SpaceShipTwo-crash-to-preventable-error-415120/
  • ANALYSIS: Virgin Galactic thrusting ahead with satellite launch scheme

    News | 30 Jun 2015 13:33 | Dan Thisdell

    Virgin Galactic’s dream of personal spaceflight may be on hold, but its satellite-launching venture is bounding ahead.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Virgin-Galactic-thrusting-ahead-with-satellite-launch-scheme-414159/
  • Virgin Galactic to test new spaceship 'this year'

    News | 22 Apr 2015 16:24 | Dan Thisdell

    Virgin Galactic expects to begin testing a second SpaceShipTwo this year to replace the suborbital rocketplane lost in last year’s fatal test flight crash.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Galactic-to-test-new-spaceship-this-year-411492/