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Many scientists speculate that our galaxy could be full of
places like Pandora from the movie "Avatar" -- Earth-like worlds in
solar systems besides our own. That doesn't mean such worlds have
been easy to find, however. Of the 400-plus planets so far
discovered, none could support life as we know it on Earth.
Agency Budget, Importance Of Innovation On The Agenda For The
NASA's Office of the Chief Technologist will host an industry
forum July 13-14 to discuss the agency's proposed new space
technology investments and announce three new Centennial Challenges
Boeing has received a $216 million contract from the U.S. Air
Force to upgrade the service's 59-jet KC-10 tanker fleet with a new
communication, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management
Textron's Leader Talks About the Future Of Aerospace... And Who Will Make It Happen
ANN was blown away by what we saw and learned at the 2010 Team America Rocketry Challenge... all around were GREAT kids... assisted by GREAT adults employed in seeking GREAT goals... and collectively having a ball. What was wrong with that? NOTHING... absolutely nothing.
Textron's Leader Talks About the Future Of Aerospace... And Who
Will Make It Happen
ANN was blown away by what we saw and learned at the 2010 Team
America Rocketry Challenge... all around were GREAT kids...
assisted by GREAT adults employed in seeking GREAT goals... and
collectively having a ball. What was wrong with that? NOTHING...
Boeing has dodged a bullet in their oft contentious history with
the various labor unions representing their workers -- this time
with the St. Louis based International Association of Machinists
and Aerospace Workers IAM 837.
According to reports from the ALPA negotiations, the pilots of
United and Continental say they have run into a roadblock while
negotiating a transition agreement with the management of United
and Continental Airlines.
The TMk2 May Revolutionize The Way The RAF Trains Future Fast
The UK Royal Air Force's (RAF) Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT)
has accumulated 500 flying hours in 500 sorties, the service said
Wednesday. The RAF received the first of their 28 Hawk AJTs, also
known as the TMk2, in 2009.
Not Exactly, But Contestants In "MoonBots" Educational Contest
Will Use Snap-Together Bricks For Lunar Rover Design
The X PRIZE Foundation and LEGO Group have announced the twenty
finalists for MoonBots, a global educational contest. Using LEGO
bricks and MINDSTORMS components, the challenge requires teams of
students to create simulated lunar rovers.
And Along The Way, Develop Relations With The Royal Jordanian
Royal Air Force helicopter crews have been training in the
Jordanian desert for the first time in preparation for operations
in Afghanistan and to develop relations with the Royal Jordanian
Air Force. Over 300 personnel from RAF Benson and RAF Odiham took
part in Exercise Desert Vortex in Jordan.
A ground broadcast service provided through the ADS-B Broadcast
Services network over the UAT data link that operates on 978 MHz.
The FIS-B system provides pilots and flight crews of properly
equipped aircraft with a cockpit display of certain aviation
weather and aeronautical information.
IGC (which stands for "International Gliding Commission") is
responsible for FAI's gliding activities, in particular World
Records and International Competitions with the exception of glider
“We are stalled because of management’s
unwillingness to compromise on matters that have little financial
impact. We have heard the recent statements by Jeff Smisek,
proclaiming the virtues of the upcoming merger, touting the
benefits coming to labor because of the expected synergies and
promising to work with labor in good faith to complete our
contracts. However, if this is an indication of management’s
approach, I have serious doubts about how long it will be before
any of the touted synergies can be achieved.”