2019-05-28 - Hailey Lynne McKeefry

6 Promising Space Projects Supported by NASA

The second phase offerings in NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program promise new innovative options in space

2019-05-10 - Hailey Lynne McKeefry

DuPont Opens New Aerospace Technology Center

Dupont's new Technology Center both aims to help engine designers to drive toward the goals of improved fuel efficiency, reduced…

2019-04-24 - Marianne Kolbasuk McGee

Thermal Control Systems in Space

Thermal verification, based on the performance of the overall system, should be carried out in the initial design phase

2019-04-08 - George Leopold

First Data Platform Certified by Avionics Group

FACE Consortium promotes open standards to achieve common, interoperable avionics.

2019-04-05 - Hailey Lynne McKeefry

Sabrewing Aircraft Commercialize VTOL Aircraft

The Aleut's, a native Alaskan tribe and the Sabrewing Aircraft Company, have signed an agreement valued at up to $43…

2019-03-28 - George Leopold

Boeing 737 MAX: A Question of Ethical Engineering

The saga of Boeing’s 737 MAX serves as a case study in engineering incompetence, and in engineering ethics – or…

2019-03-21 - Junko Yoshida

Boeing 737 Max: Is Automation at Fault?

Why the catastrophic plane crashes of Indonesia's Lion Air last October and another by Ethiopian Airlines last week should be…

2019-03-13 - George Leopold

DARPA Hopes to Revolutionise Access to Space

DARPA has settled on a winged design for its spaceplane that would be propelled by a version of Aerojet Rocketdyne’s…

2019-03-07 - Mary E. Shacklett

Autonomous Air Passenger Vehicles to Shorten Your Commute

The autonomous air vehicle project is part of the Boeing NeXt program, which is targeted toward developing aero technology that…

2019-02-12 - Mary E. Shacklett

Analytics AI to Keep Planes in the Sky

There is a major push in aerospace to use predictive maintenance analytics and AI as a means of reducing the…