Unveiling vehicles and technologies for future space transportation

ESA safeguards Europe’s guaranteed access to space through its Future Launchers Preparatory Programme, FLPP. FLPP oversees system studies and research activities to foster new and disruptive technologies which have the potential to reduce cost, improve performance, improve reliability, or on their ability to fulfil the specific needs of an identified service, system, demonstrator or mission. Within Read More

The recovery of air traffic in Spain exceeds the European average

ENAIRE managed 150,000 flights in July, only 32% fewer than in 2019 Domestic flights fared the best, with a fall of 9.2%In the first seven months of the year, ENAIRE managed nearly half a million flightsIf the flights are compared to those of July 2020, the number is 84% higher ENAIRE managed nearly 150,000 flights Read More

Northrop Grumman’s 16th contracted commercial resupply mission to ISS launched

….at 6:01 PM EDT from Wallops Island Virginia 8-10-21! Under sunny skies with mild winds the NG-16 mission liftoff occurred at 6:01 PM EDT from launch complex OA at Mid Atlantic Regional Spaceport called MARS Tuesday August 10th. The Cygnus cargo spacecraft will stay docked at the ISS Unity module for about three months. After Read More

ENAIRE receives the highest possible score in the European aviation safety indicator

ENAIRE, Spain's national air traffic manager, is enhancing its position as a leader and benchmark in Europe in air safety management. The day-to-day work of ENAIRE's professionals is guided by the mission of providing quality air navigation services in a way that is safe, efficient and environmentally friendly, the goal being to turn ENAIRE into Read More

Watch Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus Launch From Wallops Flight Facility with video – watch on NASA TV

Grab a cool drink and some shades and get ready to watch our next rocket launch! Northrop Grumman is targeting liftoff of its Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft for no earlier than 5:56 p.m. EDT (21:56 UTC) Tuesday, Aug. 10, from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Launch coverage on NASA TV will begin at Read More

Overview for Northrop Grumman’s 16th Commercial Resupply Mission

Northrop Grumman’s 16th contracted commercial resupply mission with NASA to the International Space Station will deliver more than 8,200 pounds of science and research, crew supplies, and vehicle hardware to the orbital laboratory and its crew. This will be the fifth mission under Northrop Grumman’s Commercial Resupply Services-2 contract with NASA. Launch is set for Tuesday, Read More