NASA's Antarctic

NASA's Antarctic "Balloons On Ice" Begin Launches »

NASA had two successful launches of its largest scientific balloons this week in Antarctica as part of a three-flight series on behalf of university researchers studying components of outer space. The project, NASAís Antarctica Long Duration Balloon Flight Campaign, uses unmanned balloons with 40 million cubic feet of volume, as big as a football stadium.


Second SpaceShipTwo Glides Safely

Second SpaceShipTwo Glides Safely »

VSS Unity, Virgin Galacticís replacement for the original SpaceShipTwo, which crashed in October of 2014, glided to a landing for the first time Saturday after three months of captive testing slung below WhiteKnightTwo.


Australian ADS-B Mandates Stir Up GA Objections

Australian ADS-B Mandates Stir Up GA Objections »

Australiaís Civil Aviation Safety Authority has announced itís extending its deadline for Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast installations in private aircraft, but GA advocates say the move wonít do much to offer regulatory relief for aircraft owners. CASA recently announced the deadline, a requirement for satellite-based separation of IFR flights, will be delayed from Feb. 2, 2017 to Jan. 1, 2020.


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