ENAIRE implements special procedures throughout the summer to help the air transport sector recover

photo caption: ENAIRE air traffic controllers at the Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport Control Tower • The Air Navigation Services Recovery Plan, launched in June 2020, has been enhanced during these months due to the anticipated increase in traffic • ENAIRE is applying a wide range of organisational criteria and measures involving its services, especially air Read More

NASA, Boeing Standing Down on Aug. 4 Starliner Launch Attempt

NASA and Boeing are standing down from the Wednesday, Aug. 4, launch attempt of the agency’s Orbital Flight Test-2 to the International Space Station as mission teams continue to examine the cause of the unexpected valve position indications on the CST-100 Starliner propulsion system. Early in the launch countdown for the Aug. 3 attempt, mission Read More

NASA-Boeing to Delay Starliner Launch

During pre-launch preparations for the uncrewed test flight of the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, Boeing engineers monitoring the health and status of the vehicle detected unexpected valve position indications in the propulsion system. The issue was initially detected during check outs following yesterday’s electrical storms in the region of Kennedy Space Center. Consequently, the launch of Read More

Reprogrammable satellite launched

ESA / A sophisticated telecommunications satellite that can be completely repurposed while in space has launched. Developed under an ESA Partnership Project with satellite operator Eutelsat and prime manufacturer Airbus, Eutelsat Quantum has pioneered a new generation of satellites with the European space industry. The flexible software-defined satellite – which will be used by governments Read More

Update to NASA’s Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 Mission

NASA and Boeing have decided to stand down from Friday’s launch attempt of the agency’s Orbital Flight Test-2 mission. Currently, launch teams are assessing the next available opportunity. The move allows the International Space Station team time to continue working checkouts of the newly arrived Roscosmos’ Nauka module and to ensure the station will be Read More