Every year, the most dedicated fans of sport rotorcraft journey to a sleepy little airport in a small town in Indiana, by the name of Mentone. The town hosts a pretty neat little airport that, among it many claims to fame, is the home of the Popular Rotorcraft Association and a dynamite yearly rotorcraft gathering that gets its buzz on right after Oshkosh.
Production Operations Under Way At Kennedy Space Center
Preparations for Orion’s first mission in 2013 are well
under way as a Lockheed Martin-led crew begins lean assembly
pathfinding operations for the spacecraft. The crew is conducting
simulated manufacturing and assembly operations with a full-scale
Key Figure In Modern Rocket History Was Prominent Advocate Of
ANN has learned through the American Institute of Aeronautics
and Astronautics (AIAA) of the death of Capt. Robert C. Truax, past
president of the American Rocket Society, organizer of the U.S.
Naval Missile Test Center’s propulsion research laboratory at
Point Mugu, CA, and AIAA Honorary Fellow.
The Board of Directors of Arianespace met on Monday in Evry,
near Paris, and approved the launch manifest for 2010 and 2011. The
board also congratulated the company on its record order book, and
started operations to strengthen its financial structure.