Newly certified Citation Longitude headlines Textron Aviation’s commanding lineup at 2019 NBAA

Newly certified Citation Longitude headlines Textron Aviation’s commanding lineup at 2019 NBAA

Aircraft planning to fly-in and fly-out on sustainable alternative jet fuel mixture

 WICHITA, Kan. (Oct. 18, 2019) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, will showcase eight of its renowned Cessna and Beechcraft jet and turboprop aircraft at the 2019 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Las Vegas. The aircraft are scheduled to travel to and from the show utilizing a sustainable alternative jet fuel mixture. In addition to its leading product lineup, which includes the newly-certified super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude jet, the company’s display will also feature mockups of its two newest turboprops: the Cessna Denali and the Cessna SkyCourier.

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NASA to Televise First All-Female Spacewalk, Host Media Teleconference

NASA to Televise First All-Female Spacewalk, Host Media Teleconference

NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir prepare for a spacewalk
NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch prepare on the International Space Station for the first all-female spacewalk, scheduled for Oct. 18, 2019.
Credits: NASA

On the first ever all-female spacewalk, NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will venture outside the International Space Station about 7:50 a.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 18, to replace faulty equipment on the station’s exterior. Live coverage will begin at 6:30 a.m. on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

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Challenger 350 Aircraft Sets Unprecedented 10 City-Pair Speed Records in 20.5 Hours on U.S.-Wide Circuit, Demonstrates Unmatched Performance and Exceptional Reliability

  • The best-selling business jet of 2018, the Challenger 350 aircraft establishes speed records between 10 of the top business aviation destinations across America
  • The aircraft achieved this impressive feat by flying consecutive legs between Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Teterboro, Washington, White Plains (New York), West Palm Beach, Houston, Dallas, and Los Angeles before returning to its departure point
  • In a demonstration of its leading reliability, segment-defining performance and signature smooth ride, the Challenger 350 jet completed the consecutive city-pair record-setting missions in 20.5 hours
  • The fastest business jet in history to reach 300 deliveries, the Challenger 350 aircraft boasts the largest cabin and lowest operating costs in its class     

MONTREAL, Oct. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier proudly announced today that the best-selling and industry-leading Challenger 350 aircraft demonstrated its undeniable performance capabilities and superior reliability by setting speed records for 10 key American city pairings in 20.5 hours. This impressive feat was completed as the aircraft flew a cross country circuit between 10 of the top U.S. business aviation destinations, setting a city-pair speed record with each mission.

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Korean Peninsula

Korean Peninsula

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  • Title Korean Peninsula
  • Released 18/10/2019 10:00 am
  • Copyright contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2019), processed by ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO
  • DescriptionThe Korean Peninsula in East Asia can be seen in this image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission. The peninsula is over 900 km long and is located between the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, to the east and the Yellow Sea to the west.

 

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Nobel-winning lithium-ion batteries powering space

  • Title Vacuum test
  • Released 10/05/2016 11:58 am
  • Copyright NASA–Bill Stafford
  • DescriptionESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet travelled the world to prepare for his six-month adventure on the International Space Station. At NASA’s Johnson Space Center, in Houston, USA, Thomas put his spacesuit to the ultimate test on Earth: all the air was pumped out from the Space Station Airlock Test Article to create a vacuum like he would encounter in outer space.

    All astronauts who live on the International Space Station are trained for spacewalks in case they need to head outside.

    Thomas was launched into space together with NASA’s Peggy Whitson and cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy 16 November 2016.

    See more photos on Thomas’ Flickr page and follow his training and spaceflight first-hand on social media: thomaspesquet.esa.int

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15 October 2019

ESA’s space power experts congratulate the winners of this year’s Nobel Prize for Chemistry, for their invention of lithium-ion batteries. These energy-dense, long-lasting and rechargeable batteries have revolutionised the modern world, found in everything from smartphones to laptops to cars. They have had the same revolutionary effect in space.

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Ucore Updates on M³ Plan of Action & RO Funding Participation

Halifax, Nova Scotia – (October 17, 2019) – Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (TSXV: UCU) (OTCQX: UURAF) (“Ucore” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide the following progress updates with respect to the roll-out of its MINE to METAL to MARKET  plan of strategic actions ( the “M³ Plan” or ““) for its Bokan-Dotson Ridge Rare Earth Project (“Bokan” or the “Project“); further to the Company’s press release of September 10, 2019.

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Zenith Aircraft returns to Florida in November

Zenith Aircraft’s popular hands-on kit airplane building workshop is returning to the DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase in Florida next month. Make plans now to join us!
At the Zenith Aircraft workshop tent at the DeLand Showcase in Florida, November 14 -16, visitors can learn more about modern light aircraft assembly and construction as Zenith staff demonstrates the actual assembly of a modern all-metal Zenith kit. Starting on Thursday morning, November 14, staff and volunteers will provide an overview of the fuselage / cabin assembly of the STOL CH 750 Super Duty aircraft kit, putting together the entire fuselage to demonstrate the ease of assembly made possible with final hole size match-drilled assemblies.

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NASA Administrator Selects Douglas Loverro as Next Human Spaceflight Head

NASA Administrator Selects Douglas Loverro as Next Human Spaceflight Head

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine named Douglas Loverro as the agency’s new associate administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate on Oct. 16, 2019.

Credits: Department of Defense

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Wednesday named Douglas Loverro as the agency’s new associate administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate. Loverro succeeds former astronaut Kenneth Bowersox, who has been acting associate administrator since July.

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