United Launch Alliance’s Vulcan Rocket Ready for Flight Readiness Firing

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is preparing for the Flight Readiness Firing (FRF) today of the Vulcan rocket as a validation of the fully integrated vehicle at Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. The FRF will demonstrate day of launch timelines and procedures, propellant loading operations and the countdown through ignition of Read More

Moon Base Marvels: Celebrating the winners of the 2022-23 Moon Camp Challenge

This year's Moon Camp Challenge witnessed a remarkable display of creativity and innovation as 5354 students from 39 countries embarked on the mission to explore and design their own take of life on the Moon. Inspiring designs were received from all over the world, with representation from 20 ESA Member States, Canada, Slovenia, Latvia, and Read More

European Service Module-2 on the move

The European Service Module-2 and Orion crew module adapter for the Artemis II Orion spacecraft was moved into the Final Assembly and System Testing (FAST) cell inside NASA's Operations and Checkout Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA, on 22 May 2023. The spacecraft modules will be integrated with the crew module before Read More

Mars Express milestones: two-year mission enters third decade

In brief Mars appears in the night sky different from all the other gleaming dots in the darkness. Look carefully and even to the naked eye it has an orangey hue, look even closer and there’s a twenty-year-old spacecraft that has been lovingly circling it for two decades. Peering down on Mars’ familiar but eerily Read More

CAE announces Vienna, Austria as the location for its new business aviation training centre in Central Europe

▪ Europe’s first Global 7500 simulator will be deployed at CAE Vienna▪ The six-simulator centre is set to open in 2024 CAE today announced at the 2023 European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE 2023) that it is expanding its global,network to Central Europe with a new business aviation training centre in Vienna, Austria, scheduled Read More