Media Invited to News Conference, Interviews with Next Space Station Crew

Media Invited to News Conference, Interviews with Next Space Station Crew

NASA’s Jessica Meir during astronaut candidate extravehicular activity skills training.
NASA’s Jessica Meir during astronaut candidate extravehicular activity skills training.
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NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, along with crewmates Oleg Skripochka of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Hazzaa Ali Almansoori of the United Arab Emirates, a Roscosmos spaceflight participant, will discuss the upcoming Expeditions 60 and 61 crew increments aboard the International Space Station at a news conference at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, July 15, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

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NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Groundbreaking Astrophysics Mission

NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Groundbreaking Astrophysics Mission

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NASA has selected SpaceX of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the agency’s Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission, which will allow astronomers to discover, for the first time, the hidden details of some of the most exotic astronomical objects in our universe.

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Launch Fairings Up: Second Lockheed Martin-Built GPS III Satellite Ready for July 25 Liftoff

More powerful, accurate, resilient GPS III satellite will help modernize today’s GPS constellation

TITUSVILLE, Fla., July 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The GPS satellite constellation is about to get its next heathy dose of new technology and more advanced capabilities. The second next-generation, Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT)-built GPS III satellite – nick-named “Magellan” by the U.S. Air Force — is sealed up and ready for its planned July 25 launch.

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MILAN MALPENSA AIRPORT 1H 2019 TRAFFIC RESULTS

RECORD-BREAKING TREND CONTINUES IN FIRST HALF OF 2019 WITH 12.5 MILLION PASSENGERS; 25.7 MILLION PASSENGERS IN ROLLING YEAR; READY FOR LINATE BRIEF CLOSURE

Milan, 9 July 2019 – Traffic records continue to tumble at SEA’s Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), with the Italian gateway now having delivered 48 consecutive months of passenger growth. In a rolling 12-month period the airport has now handled 25.7 million passengers.

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CO3D Earth Observation programme

The next generation in optical satellite constellations

Production of 3D high-resolution data for global digital elevation model

Strategic move to support export contracts for French industry

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Paris, France, 08 July 2019 – The French Space Agency (CNES) has awarded the CO3D (Constellation Optique 3D) contract to Airbus. Under this agreement, Airbus will deliver a global high-resolution Digital Surface Model (DSM).

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Milan Bergamo becomes pivotal player during Milan Linate downtime

As Milan Linate Airport prepares for temporary closure during the upcoming peak summer season, Italy’s third-busiest airport, Milan Bergamo, is in prime position to provide essential services to the passengers of Milan city and the Lombardy East provinces – the majority of some 10 million people living in the region. Becoming the closest and the most convenient airport during the coming months for such area of Milan East, Milan Bergamo has invested in business relations with airlines – new and established – to ensure the increased demand in flights and operations are met.

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Chief of the Air Staff visit highlights powerful new capability delivered by the Empire Test Pilot School

Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier visited the new look Empire Test Pilot School (ETPS) to see first-hand how a successful transformation is delivering new and innovative test pilot and engineer training through:

  • Modular, flexible and cost-effective courses that can be accessed anywhere in the world.
  • A new fleet of state-of-the-art aircraft that meet both military and civil requirements.
  • Upgraded training facilities including a unique, digital Learning Management System (LMS).

 

 

5 July 2019 – Last week, the Empire Test Pilot School (ETPS) welcomed back Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier to MOD Boscombe Down for a tour of the new facilities and to celebrate the successful transformation of test pilot and engineer training.

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