Category Archives: Avionics

US Sends 3 Nuclear Stealth Bombers to Pacific

WASHINGTON — The United States has deployed three B-2 Spirit nuclear stealth bombers to support U.S. Pacific Command, U.S. Strategic Command announced Wednesday. The aircraft are the United States’ most advanced bomber and part of its nuclear deterrent defenses. It … Continue reading

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Can we afford to go to space?

Space is not a government program; it’s the rest of the Universe. Private space business is now a major factor, bent on finding investors interested in generating profits by making space more accessible to more people. Space business pays taxes … Continue reading

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The World’s Smartest Drone available for Sale Now at $1,399

3D Robotics SOLO Quadcopter with 3-Axis Gimbal The world’s smartest drone is also the easiest to fly. With features like pushbutton flight and computer-assisted Smart Shots, Solo makes it easy for anyone to get professional aerial photos and video. Solo … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: Private Dream Chaser Space Plane to Launch 1st Orbital Flight in 2017

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VIDEO REPORT: NASA’s NEW “Orion” Spacecraft to be tested in 2014

The Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) is a planned beyond-low-Earth-orbit manned spacecraft that is being built by Lockheed Martin for NASA and Astrium for European Space Agency for crewed missions to the Moon, asteroids and Mars. It is planned to … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: NEW Hypersonic SpaceLiner to fly from Europe to Australia in just 90 minutes!

The rocket-powered hypersonic plane SpaceLiner, designed by the German Aerospace Center’s Institute of Space Systems, aims to send passengers from Europe to Australia in 90 minutes by 2050. The design is expected to evolve, but currently includes a rocket booster … Continue reading

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U.S. Navy’s X-47B Air Vehicle System in Focus

Back in November the U.S. Navy craned an X-47B, officially labeled an “unmanned combat air system,” aboard the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) for the drone’s first carrier-based testing. And nothing says “brave new world” like the thought of … Continue reading

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Canada Reconsiders Acquiring 65 F-35’s from Lockheed Martin, Considers Boeing’s Super Hornet instead

In the latest setback for the Joint Strike Fighter program, Canada’s military made it official Wednesday night when officials announced they would re-examine whether they will purchase 65 F-35’s from Lockheed Martin. The move has been expected for months after … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: Meet the future of jet propulsion with the SABRE (Synergistic Air Breathing Rocket Engine)

Developed by Reaction Engines over the last 20 years, SABRE (Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine) is a new engine class that can operate in both air-breathing and rocket modes. This advanced combined cycle air-breathing SABRE rocket engine enables aircraft to operate … Continue reading

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Earth’s Space junk and the Kessler Syndrome

Last month DoD released an updated space policy that officials said reflects how the environment has changed in recent years, specifically the emergence of non-state threats and the growing amount of derelict rockets and satellites — “space junk” — in … Continue reading

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