Unforgiving void: Spaceflight tragedies remembered
A sobering week in spaceflight saw the first in-flight fatality in a commercial space programme, as Virgin Galactic lost a test pilot with the breakup...
VIDEO: NASA has eye on Congressional critics following ISS launch disaster
NASA got the sternest possible reminder of the hazards of spaceflight when an International Space Station resupply mission ended in spectacular f...
Lufthansa Technik adds SOFIA, zero gravity to special missions roster
Lufthansa Technik has added weightlessness and flying telescopes to the portfolio of special missions of large commercial aircraft now inducted in its...
LHT modifies Luftwaffe A310 as zero-gravity aircraft
Lufthansa Technik is converting a former German air force Airbus A310 into a test and research aircraft for French national space centre CNES.
Europe readies video eye in the sky
Europe looks to be on the cusp of taking a dramatic step forward in its ability to oversee military operations from space, as Airbus Defence & Space r...