Saturn was playing the lightning storm blues. NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured images of last year's storm on Saturn, the largest storm seen up-close at the planet, with bluish spots in the middle of swirling clouds.
Flight Training, Hardware And Software Courses Part Of The Curriculum
Beginning in August, Hinds Community College in Raymond, MS, will begin training students interested in piloting unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in an effort to address the expected increasing demand within the civilian U.S. market.
Local Pilots Express Safety Concerns Over 'Non-Eye Safe' Laser Tests
The FAA has designated seven areas of airspace over the Camp Grafton military base in North Dakota to fly Predator UAVs for training and testing purposes. The airspace set aside is between 8,000 and 14,000, and has caused some local pilots to express concern about safety when the UAVs are flying.
Adds To The More Than 150 MD Helicopters Active In Law Enforcement
MD Helicopters has received a new order for a 500E helicopter from the Metro Air Support Unit in St. Louis, Missouri. The order adds to the unit’s existing fleet of helicopters which includes three MD 500E models.
Saturday, July 21, 2012 will be a special day in the lives of a special group of students. The inaugural class of the Legacy Flight Academy will receive their diplomas as the first of what could be the next generation of Tuskegee Airmen.
NASA's Launch Services Program has chosen United Launch Alliance's (ULA) proven Delta II launch vehicle for three future missions, the agency said Monday. The newly contracted missions include Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) scheduled to launch in July 2014, Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) scheduled to launch in October 2014, and the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS) scheduled to launch in 2016.
Embraer and Boeing announced an agreement at the Farnborough International Air Show that further enhances the collaboration between the two companies and brings additional capabilities to Embraer’s A-29 Super Tucano through new weapons integration developments to meet future customer requirements.
"While we count success one mission at a time, we have been able to count on the Delta II's success 97 times in a row over the last decade. This is a tribute to our dedicated ULA employees, our supplier teammates and our NASA Launch Services Program customer who ensure mission success is the focus of each and every launch."
Source: Michael Gass, ULA president and CEO, in comments made after NASA's Launch Services Program chose United Launch Alliance's (ULA) proven Delta II launch vehicle for three future missions.