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Aerospace News

Sat, Apr 04, 2020

Lockheed Martin Announces Additional COVID-19 Measures

Committed To Maintain Hiring During The Crisis To Provide Needed Jobs

Lockheed Martin CEO Marylin Hewson has announced additional measures the company is taking as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grip the world.

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Sat, Apr 04, 2020

Stratolaunch Shifts Focus To Hypersonic Testing

World's Largest Airplane Will Carry A Variety Of Hypersonic Aircraft Aloft

Stratolaunch, a company that was founded by the late Paul Allen, is shifting its focus to hypersonic test beds carried aloft by its purpose-built aircraft.

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Sat, Apr 04, 2020

Orion Passes Tests And Returns To Kennedy Space Center

Ownership Of The Spacecraft Will Be Transferred To NASA Later This Year

The Orion spacecraft that will fly on the Artemis 1 mission around the Moon has returned to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, after finishing space environment tests. The spacecraft, including ESA’s European Service Module, is now at its final destination before launch. 

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Fri, Apr 03, 2020

Raytheon And United Technologies To Merge Friday

Obtain All Regulatory Approvals To Close 'Merger Of Equals' And Become Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Company and United Technologies Corporation have announced that they have received the necessary regulatory approvals for their all-stock merger of equals and expect to close the merger prior to the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, April 3, 2020, the distribution date for United Technologies' spin-offs of Carrier and Otis.

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Fri, Apr 03, 2020

Airborne 04.03.20: EAA-Sportys, AUS Suspends UAV Reg, A/C Registry Probs

Also: Raytheon-United Tech Merger, Aviation Database NPRM, Air Force Academy Tragedy, Crew Dragon Mockup Jettisoned
 
Another milestone was reached by EAA this month, as a total of 75,000 Young Eagles have now taken the next step in their aviation journeys by enrolling in Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course after their EAA Young Eagles flights. The online Sporty’s course is available free to all of the more than 2.2 million EAA Young Eagles as a follow-up to their initial introductory flight by volunteer EAA-member pilots. The course is a comprehensive online ground school, test prep, and flight training companion that provides all the knowledge and concepts to pass the FAA Private Pilot written test, oral exam, and checkride. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) of Australia has announced a number of measures to alleviate pressure on Australian RPA operators while ensuring the ongoing safety of aviation. COVID-19 is expected to continue to

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Fri, Apr 03, 2020

NASA Awards Artemis Contract For Gateway Logistics Services

SpaceX Named As First Company To Delivery Cargo, Experiments And Other Supplies To The Facility

NASA has selected SpaceX of Hawthorne, California, as the first U.S. commercial provider under the Gateway Logistics Services contract to deliver cargo, experiments and other supplies to the agency’s Gateway in lunar orbit. The award is a significant step forward for NASA’s Artemis program that will land the first woman and next man on the Moon by 2024 and build a sustainable human lunar presence.

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Fri, Apr 03, 2020

Airbus Successfully Completes In Orbit Commissioning Of CHEOPS

Airbus Meets All Expectations And The Spacecraft Is Delivered In Orbit

Airbus has received confirmation from ESA of a successful end to the In Orbit Commissioning (IOC) of CHEOPS after the IOC review yesterday. This critical phase was performed by Airbus in Spain with the support of the Instrument Team (University of Bern), Mission Operation Centre (INTA), Science Operation Center (University of Geneva) and ESA.

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Thu, Apr 02, 2020

Airborne 04.02.20: Sun 'n Fun Cancelled, Elixir Cert, Thrush 2020

Also: NASA Adds Shannon Walker, Gone West: Joe Clark, NASA’s Artemis, Spirit Airlines 
 
The much-feared decision was made late yesterday... there will be no Sun ‘n Fun for 2020.... Another casualty of the global pandemic. Sun 'n Fun president and CEO John Leenhouts posted remarks on their website late Wednesday. "This year, we will serve those same communities by assisting in the defeat of the COVID-19 pandemic. We stand with our local, state, and national leaders in supporting the social distancing and other health practices that will bring this outbreak to a halt as quickly as possible. Unfortunately supporting these initiatives will mean that the 2020 Sun 'n Fun Aerospace Expo will be unable to proceed as originally planned...." EASA has granted CS-23 certification to Elixir Aircraft for its 100 hp VFR aircraft. The certification was awarded March 20 under the new Amendment 5 rules, which reflects the highest level of saf

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Thu, Apr 02, 2020

Crew Dragon Mockup Jettisoned During Parachute Test

SpaceX Says The Problem Was With The Aircraft, Not The Payload

A helicopter carrying a Crew Dragon mockup for a parachute test last week had to drop the payload in order to prevent the helicopter from going down.

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