Sun, Jul 24, 2016
Four Planets Outside Our Solar System Could Be Rocky, Scientists Say
An international team of astronomers has discovered and confirmed a treasure trove of new worlds using NASA’s Kepler spacecraft on its K2 mission. Among the findings tallying 197 initial planet candidates, scientists have confirmed 104 planets outside our solar system. Among the confirmed is a planetary system comprising four promising planets that could be rocky.
Sat, Jul 23, 2016
Goal Is To Be The First Private Sector Company To Leave Earth Orbit
Moon Express is targeting 2017 for its first launch to the Moon. The company's goal is to be the first private company ever to launch a spacecraft that leaves Earth Orbit, according to Moon Express founder Bob Richards.
Sat, Jul 23, 2016
Association Hopes To Be Seen As More 'Innovative' And 'Cool'
An official rebranding launch of the new Commercial Spaceflight Federation is designed to make the concept of commercial spaceflight more accessible to the general public, according to the company that designed and implemented the rebranding campaign.
Fri, Jul 22, 2016
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ONE Aviation has provided ANN with the initial outline for an improved Eclipse project that offers more performance and features. Currently known as 'Project Canada', ONE Aviation proudly intones that this new aircraft is all about offering more. What we know about the term more is that when compared to the current Eclipse, the Canada requires less runway, can climb to altitude in a shorter time, has a better range that combines with a service ceiling of 43,000 feet. It also has more payload and will cruise at Mach .65. Despite the widely discussed new FAA drone/UAS regulations, and industry programs informing people about safely operating their drones, California fire law enforcement officers arrested Eric Wamser last week who allegedly interfered with firefighting operations on the Trailhead Fire by flying a drone over the fire. This is the first arrest
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