California continues to burn

ESA While wildfires are a natural part of California’s landscape, a severe drought, coupled with extreme temperatures, have sustained several major fires for much of August. As of 14 September, more than 7000 wildfires have been recorded, burning over 900 000 hectares across the state. The Dixie megablaze, the largest wildfire of the 2021 fire Read More

ENAIRE and the Government of Navarre sign an action protocol to promote R&D in the field of aviation

• The Minister of Transport, Mobility and the Urban Agenda, Raquel Sánchez, noted that the agreement provides a boost for the implementation of urban air mobility in our country • ENAIRE assumes the management of automated operations that demand technologies, infrastructures and concepts involving simultaneous drone operations in densely populated environments, and alongside manned aircraft Read More

Vulcan Centaur: Pathfinder fueling tests planned

Pathfinder operations using a flight-configuration Vulcan Centaur core stage at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station are transitioning to Space Launch Complex (SLC)-41 for a series of fueling tests in the coming weeks to systematically validate launch pad infrastructure with the rocket, evaluate countdown procedures and train the launch team in advance of the inaugural Vulcan mission. Read More

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