NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is dominated visually by the tennis-court sized sunshield, which separates the observatory into a warm sun-facing side and a cold anti-sun side.
Boeing and Alaska Airlines announced Sept. 30 an order for five additional Next-Generation 737-900ERs (Extended Range).
Aerospace legends were honored when the Flight Test Historical Foundation hosted its annual Gathering of Eagles Oct. 12 at the University of the Antelope Valley Grand Ballroom in Lancaster, Calif
Technologies are being developed and tested that enable soldiers to focus more on mission and less on logistics and resupply, said Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment.
XCOR Aerospace and United Launch Alliance announced a significant milestone Nov. 19, the first successful hot fire of the subscale 2500 lbf thrust XR-5H25 engine in the XCOR® and ULA liquid hydrogen engine development program.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. The first Boeing Inmarsat-5 satellite has launched and sent signals from orbit, the initial step to establishing Global Xpress, the worlds first globally available high-speed mobile broadband service for government and commercial users. This launch is noteworthy for two reasons: It is the first in the Boeing-built Inmarsat-5 series of four high-power…
Lighter than its bulky predecessor, the Navy's redesigned Aircrew Endurance Survival Vest recently attained initial operational capability, a key milestone in the development of the life-saving equipment, the service announced Dec. 18.
The fifth Lockheed Martin Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite for the U.S. Navy is entering its first system test faster than the previous build, now that integration is complete.
ATK has finalized an agreement with Airbus to manufacture and supply composite stringers and frames on the ñ1000 variant of the A350 XWB program. The contract expansion adds to the work already being performed on the A350 XWB program. This agreement is the next step in ATK’s valuable working relationship with Airbus and its partners,…
Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III talks to Team Edwards about current issues and future challenges involving the service Jan. 30 in the base theater. Almost a thousand Airmen, government civilians and contractors filled the base theater to hear Air Force Chief of Staff Gen….