Governor Richardson Enthusiastically Unveils First Rocket
Governor Bill Richardson flew into Las Cruces airport Friday to
participate in the XPrize Cup activities by unveiling the first
Rocket Racing League aircraft. After awarding the Rocket Racing
naming contest winner Mike Higgins his prize, a leather flight
jacket, the Governor did not waste any time letting the media know
exactly how he feels about space exploration.
Klyde Morris Creator Seeks To Inspire Future Space
"Space flight is as much about inspiration as it is about
So says Wes Oleszweski, creator of Klyde Morris, the only ant in
aviation, and founder of "Dr. Zooch's Rockets," a model
rocket kit manufacturing company.
Northwest Airlines has secured the financing necessary to
acquire 18 new Boeing 787 Dreamliners over the next three years.
The carrier has not released financial details, but says it's
reached an agreement with Boeing and Rolls-Royce.
Clifford Development has launched a program to undertake a new
STC development program to re-engine Cessna Citation II (CE-550)
aircraft with 3000 lb thrust Williams International FJ44-3 engines
including integration of the FADEC (full authority digital engine
Divers and other crew members from USS Safeguard assisted the
Naval Historical Center (NHC) and The International Group for
Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) in a scientific survey of two
submerged World War II aircraft in waters near Jaluit Atoll,
Republic of Marshall Islands on October 12.
Company Completes Round Of Tests On 1,500 Lb Thrust
XCOR Aerospace has announced completion of a successful round of
tests on its 1,500 lb thrust liquid oxygen and kerosene powered
rocket engine. The model XR-4K14 engine is a prototype of the
engine that will be used to power the Mark One Rocket Racer. The
tests (similar to the one pictured below for a different
powerplant) took place at the Mojave Spaceport, located 90 miles
north of the city of Los Angeles, California.
Almost 60,000 members strong, the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) plays a
large role in locating missing aircraft and disaster relief.
Offering aerospace learning, leadership roles and the chance to
fly. These days the CAP is expanding into Homeland Security
Operations. Take on some responsibility and gain confidence and
skills at the same time.