The ENAIRE Foundation announces a new edition of its awards intended to promote aeronautical culture

There are a total of five categories, including the R&Drone Award, which is organised in collaboration with Airbus Spain and will be presented to a work that makes a unique contribution to innovation in the drone sectorThe winning works and finalists of the Photography Award will be shown at the inaugural PHE 2022 exhibit, to Read More

SpaceX Launches COSMO SkyMed 2nd Generation Weather Satellite For Italy

....On Monday Jan. 31st 2022 at 6:11 PM EST or 23:11 UTC After Three Weather Delays And A Range Violation! SpaceX completed their 4th launch in 2022, the 4th consecutive southern trajectory and the 2nd RTLS at LZ-1 in January. The COSMO SkyMed 2 is the Italian Space Agency second generation SkyMed satellite for the Read More

‘An historic moment and a milestone achievement in the aviation industry’

Air Race E CEO Jeff Zaltman describes momentous first flight of electric race plane - with video The aviation industry continues to break boundaries with the world’s first flight of a manned electric race plane being the latest in a long list of extraordinary achievements. The Nordic Air Racing Team completed the flight in Norway, Read More

Webb Telescope Arrives at Final Destination -what’s next

The James Webb Space Telescope has reached its new home. This week, the Webb observatory arrived at its final destination, about 1 million miles (1.5 million kilometers) from Earth. A final postlaunch course correction to Webb’s trajectory safely sent our new observatory to orbit around Lagrange point 2, or L2. This position is a balancing Read More

Hibernate for a trip to Mars, the bear way

Hibernating astronauts could be the best way to save mission costs, reduce the size of spacecraft by a third and keep crew healthy on their way to Mars. An ESA-led investigation suggests that human hibernation goes beyond the realm of science-fiction and may become a game-changing technique for space travel. When packing for a return Read More

ENAIRE obtains the highest level of customer satisfaction since records began

It achieved an overall perceived quality of 75.4%, a figure that rises to 90.9% in the case of airportsIn the key management indicator of aviation safety, the Commission recognised ENAIRE as a European leader for the second year in a rowThe efficiency of the Spanish route network reached 96.7%, paving the way for lower CO2 Read More

SpaceX forced to scrub Italy’s COSMO SkyMed FM2 launch due to a cruise ship entering the exclusion zone downrange!

This is now the 4th consecutive launch scrub for this mission three for bad weather violations and now a range violation by a cruise ship which had left Port Canaveral earlier. Notice to mariners are issued before every launch days in advance to mitigate this occurrence and is very disappointing and expensive for everyone involved Read More

SpaceX delays launch of Italy’s COSMO SkyMed 2 weather satellite due to strong winds

...not allowing proper pre-launch preparations till Sunday Jan 30th at 6:11 PM EST or 23:11 UTC For the third straight day since Thursday Jan 27th the weather has caused a scrub or delay for SpaceX and their fourth launch attempt in 2022 from Cape Canaveral Florida. Unseasonably cold temperatures for Florida have settled in over Read More

SpaceX had to scrub the 2nd attempt to launch Italy’s Cosmo-SkyMed 2 due to poor weather on Friday January 28th 2022

The thick cloud rule during the instantaneous launch window of today's 2nd attempt for Italy's Cosmo-SkyMed 2 caused a launch scrub during final fueling of SpaceX Falcon 9 B-1052-3. Third attempt in clear but cold skies will be Saturday January 29th 2022 at 6:11 PM EST or 23:11 UTC. Locally at Cape Canaveral everyone is Read More