ENAIRE and DSNA meet with EUROCONTROL in Barcelona to consolidate their airspace management

ENAIRE hosts a high-level meeting at the Barcelona Control Centre with the French Air Navigation Service Provider (DSNA) and the EUROCONTROL Network Manager In light of their responsibilities as neighbouring airspace managers, the top officials from the air navigation service providers in France and Spain jointly agreed, with the EUROCONTROL Network Manager, to continue promoting Read More

On average, ENAIRE recovered 55.3% of its flights in 2021 compared to 2019 levels

Although the annual average was 55.3%, many of ENAIRE's air traffic units in 2021 saw similar traffic figures to 2019 in the summer season in mainland Spain and the Balearic Islands, and in the autumn/winter season in the Canary IslandsDomestic flights fared the best, with an average recovery of 72.6%In 2021, ENAIRE managed nearly 1.2 Read More

ULA Atlas V USSF-8 Mission Progressing Toward Launch Jan. 21

Everything continues to progress towards the ULA Atlas V launch carrying the USSF-8 mission for the U.S. Space Force. The mission is planned to lift off on Fri., Jan. 21 from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.  Today’s forecast shows a 60 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. The launch time will be released Read More

Space Station communications infographic

Infographic showing the systems used to communicate with the International Space Station and how data is relayed to ESA's Columbus Control Centre in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany.  Aside from using the Russian and NASA communication systems. astronauts on board the International Space Station are now connecting straight to Europe at light speed, thanks to the European Data Read More

Webb Telescope’s Mirrors Are Now Fully Deployed -with video

The James Webb Space Telescope has completed the last of its nearly 50 major deployments.    On Sat. Jan. 8, NASA ground teams coordinated the multi-day, multi-step process of unfolding and locking into place Webb’s two primary mirror wings, after they had been folded back initially to fit inside the Ariane 5 rocket that brought the observatory into space.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRgrNipvhK8 Next in the telescope’s six-month commissioning process is:   Traveling to its Read More

SpaceX is ready to launch Transporter 3 on Thursday Morning!

SpaceX is poised to launch Transporter 3 at 10:25 AM EST or 15:25 UTC January 13th 2022 their third dedicated ride share mission of small satellites and micro satellites on booster B-1058.10 its 10th flight into outer space and this booster will be performing a RTLS (Return To Landing Site) at LZ-1 Cape Canaveral Florida Read More

ENAIRE discusses the advantages of providing satellite services and its leadership in implementing the EGNOS and U-space systems at Expo Dubai

Daniel García-Monteavaro ensures that innovation and digitisation with U-space are crucial for air transport systems Nicolás Martín endorses the Startical project and analyses the changes coming to satellite navigation ENAIRE took part in two round tables held in the Spanish Pavilion at Expo Dubai. The provision of air navigation services using satellites, as well as Read More

Axiom Space to train Italian Air Force’s Col. Walter Villadei as professional astronaut for future space mission

Axiom Space, Inc., the leader in human spaceflight and human-rated space infrastructure, announced Tuesday it has welcomed Col. Walter Villadei of the Italian Air Force (ItAF) to its headquarters in Houston to begin astronaut training at NASA's Johnson Space Center (JSC) as part of Axiom's professional astronaut services. Through a partnership with KBR and NASA, Axiom, Read More

ESA- Webb deployment complete, with video

Today the James Webb Space Telescope team successfully fully deployed its iconic 6.4-metre, gold-coated primary mirror, completing the final stage of all major spacecraft deployments to prepare for science operations. “The successful unfolding of the Webb telescope has been a complex but impressive engineering masterpiece. On behalf of ESA, I want to sincerely congratulate our Read More