Minister Christian Paradis On Hand For The Demonstration
The Canadian Space Agency has publicly demonstrated its next generation of rovers for space exploration. On Friday, the rovers performed robotic demonstrations at the CSA's analogue testing terrain, the largest of its kind in the world, which replicates the surface of the Moon or Mars.
The head of Orbital Sciences Corporation says that he expects the first Antares rocket will launch from Wallops Island in Virginia before the end of the year, but a lot depends on fueling and engine tests slated to get underway next week.
Prize Of Up To $1.5 Million Considered For Successful Demonstrations
NASA is looking at the possibility of awarding up to $1.5 million in its Centennial Challenge Program for the development of solutions for integrating unmanned aircraft into the National Airspace System. The open prize competitions would directly engage the public, academia, and industry.
During the Awards Ceremony of the 106th FAI General Conference in Antalya, Turkey, on Thursday, Todd Reichert was named as the the winner of the Prince Alvaro de Orleans Borbon Grant for a human-powered helicopter project called 'Atlas'.
'World-Class' Transformation Features Retail, Dining, And Innovative Design
The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and Westfield Concession Management have unveiled the redevelopment plans for Terminal 5 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, which includes a massive transformation of the terminal, 15 new dining and retail brands and new passenger amenities throughout.
Focuses On All Aspects Of Air Medical Transport Industry, From Pilots To Admin
The 32nd annual Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) will get underway in downtown Seattle, Washington on Monday. With the most robust pre-registration numbers in close to a decade, this year's conference promises unmatched education and networking opportunities for a combined attendance of flight crew and administrators, from clinical, administrative and aviation disciplines.
Third-Year Of KC-135 Aircrew Training Services; KC-135 Simulator Upgrades
Simulator company CAE has won a series of military contracts valued at approximately C$200 million ($204 million U.S.), the majority of which involves long-term, recurring training services. They include a contract from the United States Navy to develop a KC-130J full-mission simulator for the Kuwait Air Force under a foreign military sale program and the United States Air Force.
Vital Flight Information Transmitted Direct-To-Eye, In Real-Time, To Wingsuit Pilots, BASE Jumpers And Skydivers
An innovative HUD designed specifically for precision human flight has been unveiled by Recon Instruments, which designed the HUD technology for sports such as skydiving, wingsuit flying, and BASE jumping.
Minimum control speed in the air – the minimum airspeed at which the aircraft is directionally controllable in flight with one engine inoperative and takeoff power on the operative engine(s). Aircraft certification standards specify the most critical engine becoming inoperative and its propeller windmilling (propeller unfeathered), not more than a 5 degree bank towards the operative engine, takeoff power on the operative engine(s), landing gear up, flaps in the takeoff position, and center of gravity in the most unfavorable position. In the USA Vmca is defined at FAR Part 23.149 for normal category and commuter category airplanes; and Part 25.149 for transport
Aero Linx: New Jersey Aviation Association
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"These model rovers are a stellar example of how our Government's investments in space are strengthening Canadian S&T excellence, fostering industrial innovation and commercialization, and positioning Canada for continuing economic growth in the knowledge economy."
Source: Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), in comments made as the CSA publicly demonstrated its next generation of rovers for space exploration.