NASA Awards $2.3 Million in Fellowships to US Universities for Aviation, Planetary, Space Research

NASA has awarded fellowships to 14 minority-serving institutions through its Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) and five majority institutions through its Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD), all totaling $2.3 million, to support graduate student research.

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Fleet of four modified Bombardier Global business jets reaches 100,000-flight-hour milestone in service with U.S. Air Force

Specially configured Global aircraft are the backbone of the U.S. Air Force Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) program

All four aircraft were developed and modified by the Bombardier Specialized Aircraft team in Wichita, Kansas

Bombardier Global business jets, with their long range, wide cabins and outstanding reliability, are the ideal vehicle for elite special missions

Bombardier develops and delivers a range of capabilities to operators around the world for missions including surveillance, medical evacuations and VIP transport

MONTREAL, Sept. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier’s Global aircraft platform, renowned in the business aviation industry for range, spaciousness and a smooth ride, has achieved a significant in-service milestone with the U.S. Air Force in special-mission configuration.

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Boeing and Safran Invest in Electric Power Systems

— Strategic investment will support on-demand mobility efforts, development of industrial base and advancement of battery technologies

CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Safran [EPA: SAF] announced today a joint investment in Electric Power Systems (EPS), a company offering a suite of safe, certifiable and lightweight energy storage products that provide high-quality power for aerospace and other markets.

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Boeing Begins Assembling First KC-46A Tanker for Japan

An 82.4-foot long 767 wing spar is loaded into a tool in Boeing’s Everett, Wash., factory, kicking off assembly of the first KC-46A tanker for Japan. Boeing is currently on contract to build two of the multi-role tankers for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force. (Boeing photo)

EVERETT, Wash., Sept. 17, 2019 – The Boeing [NYSE: BA] KC-46 team on Friday began assembling Japan’s first next-generation tanker, loading a 82.4-foot (25 meters) long wing spar in the company’s 767 production facility.

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Bombardier Delivers First of Three Global 6000 Business Jets to Join Luftwaffe Fleet

  • Long-range Global 6000 aircraft to fulfill German diplomatic and parliamentary transport requirements
  • Delivering best-in-class reliability, leading-edge technology and Bombardier’s signature smooth ride, Global 6000 aircraft are ideal for government missions
    and VIP transport
  • Bombardier to deliver two more Global 6000 aircraft for German government use in 2019

MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier has proudly delivered the first of three Global 6000 business jets destined for use by the Luftwaffe, Germany’s air force.

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Space Training, Simulation and Development Facility Opens in Colorado Springs

Lockheed Martin Skunk Works®, the Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Air Force successfully connected an F-35, U-2 and a multi-domain ground station in a ground-breaking test demonstrating multi-domain operations and the secure distribution of sensitive information across multiple platforms.

Pulsar Guardian lets space operators work in sophisticated Multi-Domain environment

COLORADO SPRINGS, Co., Sept. 17, 2019 – Pulsar Guardian is a new, state-of-the art facility built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in Colorado Springs that lets the Air Force and others simulate, test and train in a multi-domain environment that reflects today’s complex space environment.

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