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  • Virgin Galactic promises to reach space in 2014


    Virgin Galactic has promised to make it to space in 2014, following a successful third supersonic flight of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital rocketplane.


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  • UK spaceport plans geared to boost small satellite business


    ​The UK is laying the groundwork for a commercial space transport industry by opening a consultation on a site for a...


  • Virgin Galactic promises to reach space in 2014


    Virgin Galactic has promised to make it to space in 2014, following a successful third supersonic flight of its...


  • Obituary: Neil Armstrong


    Neil Armstrong, former US Navy and NASA test pilot who became the first person to walk on the Moon, died on 25 August...


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  • UK spaceport plans geared to boost small satellite business

    News | 31 Jul 2014 23:00 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The UK is laying the groundwork for a commercial space transport industry by opening a consultation on a site for a spaceport. And it is looking across the Atlantic for guidance on how to regulate the nascent business of ferrying passengers into space – with operations possible from 2018.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-spaceport-plans-geared-to-boost-small-satellite-business-401719/
  • Airbus spaceplane concept aces 3,000ft drop test

    News | 05 Jun 2014 15:33 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Airbus Defence and Space last week released pictures and video from a drop test of a runway take-off and landing suborbital spaceplane programme which is now moving into an advanced concept stage.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-spaceplane-concept-aces-3000ft-drop-test-400127/
  • ANALYSIS: Change in the air for NASA’s aeronautics research arm

    News | 03 Jun 2014 12:02 | Stephen Trimble

    NASA’s aeronautics research programme has seen a long period of decline since its glory days. Since 2000, a $1 billion annual budget for atmospheric flight research has been chopped roughly in half, and its share of overall NASA appropriation has declined from 7% to 3%.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Change-in-the-air-for-NASAs-aeronautics-research-arm-399785/
  • NASA renames Dryden research centre after Neil Armstrong

    News | 06 Mar 2014 13:06 | Dan Thisdell

    NASA has renamed its Dryden Flight Research Center (pictured) at Edwards AFB after Neil Armstrong, who served as a test pilot at the centre from 1955 to 1962, amassing more than 2,400 flight hours in 48 types, including the X-15.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NASA-renames-Dryden-research-centre-after-Neil-Armstrong-396700/
  • Virgin Galactic promises to reach space in 2014

    News | 13 Jan 2014 11:20 | Dan Thisdell

    Virgin Galactic has promised to make it to space in 2014, following a successful third supersonic flight of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital rocketplane.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Galactic-promises-to-reach-space-in-2014-394771/
  • IN FOCUS 2014 Forecasts (part two)

    News | 17 Dec 2013 10:20

    Has China’s Moon landing kicked off a new space race?http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-2014-Forecasts-part-two-394190/