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Report: Execs Say Boeing, SpaceX Crew Vehicles Can Meet NASA Safety Thresholds

Boeing and SpaceX executives have said they believe their commercial space vehicles can meet NASA’s “loss-of-crew” requirement and other safety thresholds, SpaceNews reported Wednesday. John Mulholland, a vice president and program manager for the commercial crew program at Boeing, said the company has been evaluating the loss-of-mission, ascent-and-entry and loss-of-crew requirements …

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AIAA, Drone World Expo to Launch UAS Tech Research Contest

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Drone World Expo organizers have jointly created a contest meant to foster research into unmanned aerial systems. The Innovative Drone Exploration and Application competition seeks to encourage  partnership between UAS end-user and aerospace communities as well as inform drone users of emerging concepts and technologies, AIAA said Thursday. “I look forward …

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Northrop VP Christopher Jones Elected AIAA Associate Fellow

Christopher Jones, corporate vice president and president of technical services at  Northrop Grumman, has been elected as an associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. AIAA said Tuesday Jones and 146 other professionals were cited for their work in the engineering and science of aeronautics and astronautics. Jones holds positions on several boards of …

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