Operation Jericho 2020 Rare DNA of The Mosquito

We are pleased to announce the acquisition of a rare complete Mosquito FB.VI control column. Actually, this control column was fitted to a Canadian FB.26 – a De Havilland Canada built FB.VI, but the design is the same. To find one that is complete as well as in good condition is rare, this will save the project some considerable cost of making a column from scratch. it is in effect the ‘DNA’ of the fighter-bomber!

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NASA, Partner Space Agencies Amass Global View of COVID-19 Impacts

NASA, Partner Space Agencies Amass Global View of COVID-19 Impacts

NASA, ESA, and JAXA have assembled a wide array of their observations of Earth from space, including “nightlights” data
NASA, ESA, and JAXA have assembled a wide array of their observations of Earth from space, including “nightlights” data from the NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP satellite, to track global and local changes brought on by the world’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This image shows San Francisco Bay.
Credits: NASA

In response to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, NASA, ESA (European Space Agency), and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) have joined forces to use the collective scientific power of their Earth-observing satellite data to document planet-wide changes in the environment and human society. The wealth of these agencies’ collective information now is available at the touch of a finger.

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Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Completes Second Flight from Spaceport America

SpaceshipTwo Unity flying free in the New Mexico Airspace for the first time

Virgin Galactic today announced the successful completion of the second SpaceShipTwo test flight from Spaceport America. On SpaceShipTwo Unity’s flight deck were Mark ‘Forger’ Stucky and Michael ‘Sooch’ Masucci. Piloting the Company’s carrier aircraft, VMS Eve, were Nicola Pecile and CJ Sturckow.

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Bombardier Celebrates Entry-into-service of Spacious, Long-range Global 5500 Business Jet

  • The Global 5500 aircraft has the longest range, the largest cabin and the smoothest ride in its class
  • Featuring three spacious living areas and Bombardier’s patented Nuage seating collection, this aircraft is the ultimate business tool for safe and efficient travel
  • A shining example of innovation and operational excellence, Global 5500 aircraft are completed at Bombardier’s world-class site in Wichita, Kansas

MONTREAL, June 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier is very proud to announce the entry-into-service of the innovative,
long-range Global 5500 business jet, which was recently delivered to an undisclosed customer. This high-value aircraft represents the gateway into Bombardier’s flagship large-cabin Global family, offering world-renowned performance, comfort and the smoothest ride.

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NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson

NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson

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Mary Winston Jackson (1921–2005) successfully overcame the barriers of segregation and gender bias to become a professional aerospace engineer and leader in ensuring equal opportunities for future generations.
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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Wednesday the agency’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C., will be named after Mary W. Jackson, the first African American female engineer at NASA.

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Captain Tom becomes Cranfield University honorary graduate

 

Hon Col Sir Thomas Moore

Captain Tom and his daughter Hannah Ingram-Moore with Professor Sir Peter Gregson, Vice-Chancellor of Cranfield University and Baroness Young of Old Scone, Chancellor of Cranfield University during the online ceremony.

Cranfield University in Bedfordshire has recognised Captain Tom Moore for his services to the local community and the country by awarding him an Honorary Doctor of Science in its 2020 graduation celebrations.

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