James Webb Space Telescope Will 'Perfect Its Own Vision' in Orbit (Video)

Space News - 6 hours 30 min ago
NASA released a video explaining how it will focus the mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope, currently scheduled to launch in mid-2019.

How to Use Mobile Apps to See the Solar System's Ice-Giant Planets

Space News - 6 hours 32 min ago
In this edition of Mobile Astronomy, we'll show you how to use your favorite mobile astronomy app to find Uranus and Neptune, and even see some of their moons!

Birth of the Bug: See How Artists Built the 'Starship Troopers' Alien Warrior (Video)

Space News - 6 hours 34 min ago
The visual-effects company Amalgamated Dynamics Inc. (ADI) has released a nearly 6-minute video showing how its artists and technicians built a "warrior bug" for "Starship Troopers."

Wow! Astronaut Captures Incredible View of 'Fireball' Meteor from Space (Video)

Space News - 6 hours 42 min ago
While filming an incredible view of Earth from space, an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) inadvertently captured a fireball on camera as it whizzed into the atmosphere off the coast of South Africa, above the Atlantic Ocean.

OPINION: Airbus, Emirates face off over A380 impasse

Aviation News - 11 hours 2 min ago
To concentrate on the Emirates A380 order saga in anticipation of writing large figures in Dubai air show headlines is to ignore the fascinating high-stakes poker game being played in the background one involving numbers far greater than a couple of dozen aircraft and a few billions of dollars.

FAA details 777X folding wing-tip safety demands

Aviation News - 11 hours 56 min ago
US regulators have detailed a series of protective safety measures proposed for the Boeing 777X's folding wing-tips, having drawn comparisons with the risks posed by unreleased gust-locks.

Air Canada to fly initial 737 Max on domestic and overseas routes

Aviation News - 19 hours 12 min ago
Air Canada will launch its first Boeing 737 Max 8 flights on domestic routes starting 11 December, and transition the type to transatlantic flying next spring.

PICTURE: Hawaiian's first A321 arrives in Honolulu home

Aviation News - 16 November, 2017 - 23:48
Hawaiian Airlines first Airbus A321neo has arrived at the company's Honolulu hub, a milestone coming about seven weeks before Hawaiian's planned launch of A321neo revenue flights.

Hawaiian's Ingram to succeed Dunkerley as CEO

Aviation News - 16 November, 2017 - 22:50
Hawaiian Holdings chief executive Mark Dunkerley will retire from the Honolulu-based company on 1 March 2018, Hawaiian announces.

ANALYSIS: Late surge gives Dubai deal momentum

Aviation News - 16 November, 2017 - 15:25
A glut of tentative aircraft order commitment announcements on the final day pushed business unveiled during the Dubai air show to a new high, though just 15% of the roughly 800 aircraft covered by announcements are for firm deals.

ANALYSIS: Spirit achieves better economics with EETC

Aviation News - 16 November, 2017 - 15:18
The day that American Airlines priced a junior B tranche to its 2016-3 enhanced equipment trust certificates (EETC) transaction changed the course of the aircraft capital markets for the year.

SpaceX Is Launching the Secret Zuma Mission Tonight: Watch It Live!

Space News - 16 November, 2017 - 13:31
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch what just might be the company's most mysterious payload yet tonight (Nov. 16) — the secret Zuma mission for the U.S. government — and you can watch it live online.

NASA Unveils First Science Projects for the James Webb Space Telescope

Space News - 16 November, 2017 - 13:18
This week, organizers revealed some of the very first cosmic objects that the James Webb Space Telescope will study.

Origami in Orbit: Ancient Art Inspires Efficient Spacecraft

Space News - 16 November, 2017 - 13:16
The ancient art of origami has inspired numerous NASA spacecraft designs, allowing scientists to pack more technology into smaller space-bound instruments.

Phoning E.T.: Message Sent to Nearby Planet That Could Host Life

Space News - 16 November, 2017 - 12:01
If there are any intelligent aliens in the GJ 273 system, they can expect to hear from us about a dozen years from now.

See the 2017 Leonid Meteor Shower at Its Peak: What to Expect

Space News - 16 November, 2017 - 11:03
The famous Leonid meteor shower is predicted to reach its peak in the predawn hours on Friday (Nov. 17).

DUBAI: Air Senegal signs for A330neo

Aviation News - 16 November, 2017 - 10:37
African carrier Air Senegal has become the latest customer to sign for the Airbus A330neo, with a tentative agreement for two of the type.

ANALYSIS: Caribbean carriers adjust to post-storms slump

Aviation News - 16 November, 2017 - 10:31
Four years of airline industry growth in the Caribbean came to sudden halt in October, when capacity trends turned negative after hurricanes ravaged islands throughout the West Indies and forced weeks-long airport closures.

SpaceX Launch of Mysterious Zuma Spacecraft Delayed Until Friday

Space News - 16 November, 2017 - 10:05
We're going to have to wait at least another day to see the top-secret Zuma payload take flight.

Apollo Astronaut Watch, Stolen in Ecuador, Recovered 30 Years Later

Space News - 16 November, 2017 - 08:49
An astronaut's wristwatch worn on board the Apollo 7 mission has been recovered by the Smithsonian decades after it went missing in Ecuador. The Omega Speedmaster used by Donn Eisele was tracked down with the help of space history enthusiasts.

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