Aerospace / Defense (Legacy)

China to launch second space lab in third-quarter: state media

Published 28/02/2016

BEIJING China will put a second space laboratory in orbit in the third quarter of this year, state news agency Xinhua said on Sunday, part [more…]

SpaceX postpones Falcon rocket launch for second straight day

Published 26/02/2016

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. SpaceX on Thursday called off its second attempt in as many days to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on a satellite-delivery mission [more…]

Astronaut heading home next week after record-long U.S. spaceflight

Published 25/02/2016

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who returns next week after nearly a year aboard the International Space Station, said on Thursday the secret [more…]

SpaceX delays launch, ocean-landing due to technical issue

Published 25/02/2016

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. SpaceX on Wednesday postponed for at least 24 hours the scheduled Florida launch of a Falcon 9 rocket on a satellite-delivery mission [more…]

Trump’s outrage finds ready audience in struggling South

Published 24/02/2016

LUCEDALE, Miss Mississippi’s vast flatlands, laced with the remains of a fading industrial base, are fertile ground for the incendiary populism of Donald Trump.

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Airbus Group lifts A330 output goal as profits meet expectations

Published 24/02/2016

LONDON Airbus Group (AIR.PA) reversed part of its plans to cut production of a key aircraft model due to a rebound in demand, a move [more…]

Apple’s fight with U.S. could speed development of government-proof devices

Published 24/02/2016

SAN FRANCISCO The legal showdown between Apple Inc (AAPL.O)and U.S. law enforcement over encryption, no matter the outcome, will likely accelerate tech company efforts to [more…]

China gearing up for East Asia dominance: U.S. commander

Published 24/02/2016

WASHINGTON China is "changing the operational landscape" in the South China Sea by deploying missiles and radar as part of an effort to militarily dominate [more…]

U.S. lawmakers say Takata manipulated data to hide airbag problems

Published 24/02/2016

WASHINGTON/DETROIT U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday stepped up pressure on federal regulators and Takata Corp (7312.T) to accelerate the recall of millions of airbag inflators, citing [more…]

Satellite operator SES says interested in used SpaceX rocket

Published 23/02/2016

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. Satellite operator SES SA is interested in buying a used Falcon 9 rocket from Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, for [more…]