Aerospace & Defense – NEC

August 5, 2018

Commercial Crew Astronauts Prepare for Launch — What Will They Wear?

SpaceX and Boeing are working to launch commercial crewed vehicles into space — so what will the astronauts wear? As part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, SpaceX and […]
August 2, 2018

Boeing shifts schedule for Starliner, calls 2019 crew launch “realistic”

“These development programs are hard. Especially for human spacecraft.” On Wednesday, Boeing’s John Mulholland, who manages the company’s commercial crew program, provided an update on Boeing’s […]
July 25, 2018

SpaceX Launch Lands Rocket in Harshest Conditions to Date and Attempts to Catch Fairing

SpaceX launched 10 Iridium satellites today (July 25) in the seventh and penultimate launch required to complete the communications company’s new constellation. The Falcon 9 rocket […]
July 22, 2018

SpaceX delivers for Telesat with successful early morning launch

An upgraded model of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket fired into orbit early Sunday from Florida’s Space Coast, hoisting a record-setting 7.8-ton (nearly 7.1-metric ton) communications satellite […]
July 18, 2018

Aston Martin takes to the skies with first aircraft concept

Aston Martin aims to bring luxury private transport to the sky with its Volante Vision Concept aircraft – a flying autonomous, hybrid-electric vehicle that can take off vertically. This is the first […]
July 14, 2018

AR & Space Technologies: Future Trends

The space exploration industry has expanded greatly in the last 15 years. Where there was once only NASA and other government run space programs, there are […]
July 10, 2018

Crew Dragon completes thermal vacuum tests ahead of first test flight

CINCINNATI — The first SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft has completed a series of tests at a NASA center that may put the spacecraft one step closer […]
July 7, 2018

NASA awards contract to study flying drones on Venus

In the coming decades, NASA and other space agencies hope to mount some ambitious missions to other planets in our Solar System. In addition to studying […]
July 6, 2018

Renderings of SpaceX clawboat’s huge net upgrade is a taste of what’s to come

After several close-but-no-cigar attempts at snatching a Falcon 9 payload fairing out of the air, SpaceX’s iconic recovery vessel Mr Steven is currently laid up at the […]