NASA, Space Station Partners Announce Future Mission Crew Members

NASA, Space Station Partners Announce Future Mission Crew Members

NASA astronauts Christina Hammock Koch and Andrew Morgan have been assigned to spaceflights scheduled to launch in 2019. Both Koch and Morgan were selected as NASA astronauts in 2013.

NASA astronaut Christina Hammock Koch has been assigned to Expedition 59/60, which is set to launch to the International Space Station in April 2019.

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Koch has been assigned to Expedition 59/60, which is set to launch to the International Space Station in April 2019. Morgan will follow as a member of the Expedition 60/61 crew in July 2019.

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Summer Selections

Summer Selections

by BigJules

With summer well underway in the Northern Hemisphere one of the great pleasures of this time of year is relaxing outdoors with a good book – and a chilled beverage. This BookPick features three engrossing reads for the beach or patio plus two additional offerings, one on knots, splices and whippings; the other providing the means to construct a complete paper fleet of the Battle of Trafalgar. And last but not least, my favourite recipe for rum punch is thrown in!

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AvBuyer Bi-Weekly Piston Aircraft Alert – Fixed Images Update

23 May 2018

Piston Alert

The World’s Finest Piston Aircraft and Helicopters New to Market this Week.

Firetrench ADN Editor’s Note: Yesterday, due to work on the AvBuyer servers, the bi-weekly Piston Alert was sent out without images of the available aircraft. Firetrench ADN published the Alert a sit came in. Today we have received a full Piston Alert whihc is uploaded as below with all images

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Boeing and Motorola Solutions Foundation present inaugural Chicago STEM Signing Day

50 Chicago-area students to be recognized for academic achievements in STEM

Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson among attendees

CHICAGO, May 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Just like signing days for athletes, the inaugural Chicago Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Signing Day on Thursday, May 24, will celebrate high school seniors from across the Chicagoland area as they make commitments to some of the country’s top technical schools, colleges and universities. These students will apply their talents in pursuit of STEM careers that will place them on the fast track to success in technical fields like those in the aerospace and telecommunications industries.

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Chemring Countermeasures USA (“CCM USA”), has been awarded contracts totalling $27.5 million for the production of M211 and MJU-64/B flares

Chemring Group is pleased to announce that its US based subsidiary, Chemring Countermeasures USA (“CCM USA”), has been awarded contracts totalling $27.5 million for the production of M211 and MJU-64/B flares for the US Army, US Navy and Foreign Military Sales customers. These flares are a key component of aircraft survivability systems that protect fighters, helicopters and transport aircraft against infrared guided missile threats. Deliveries under these contracts will be made between 2018 and 2019, with all work being performed at CCM USA’s facility at Chester Township, Pennsylvania.

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Etihad Airways to Optimize Operations with Crew Management Solutions

– Advanced optimization and analytics will improve planning, crew satisfaction and reduce costs

SEATTLE, May 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has announced an agreement with Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, to provide multiple crew management solutions to support the planning and operation of the airline’s 7,500 crewmembers.

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