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Better GA Wi-Fi On The Horizon »

GA pilots will have affordable Wi-Fi in their airplanes within about three years and much greater access to space-based services thanks to a $3 billion investment by a Virginia company. Starting in April, Iridium will launch the first of 72 new communications satellites that will, among other things, increase the speed of its Internet signals fiftyfold. More

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NASA Hires Sierra Nevada's... »

Sierra Nevada Corp., which has developed a reusable, runway-landing space vehicle, will join SpaceX and Orbital ATK in the next cycle of NASA missions to the... More

Guest Blog: SpaceX's... »

This changes everything, right? Maybe, but the hard part is turning a nice photo op into a profitable reusable booster business. More

Podcast: Jim Remar On The... »

Jim Remar, president and COO of the Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center, talks with AVweb's Elaine Kauh about the restoration project that will bring parts of... More

Apollo Engine Artifacts... »

Pieces of the F-1 rocket engines that launched the Apollo 12 mission 46 years ago are at The Museum of Flight in Seattle after undergoing a 2 1/2-year... More

B747 Unveiled As... »

Virgin Galactic's plans to take small commercial satellites into space took on a new twist this week — on-demand flights via an airliner that would... More

Astronaut Job Openings At NASA »

NASA, which posts want ads when it needs more astronauts, will accept applications in a few weeks for new candidates. The agency will open up the submission... More