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Airbus invests in plant and equipment to test electric aircraft

Airbus is working on a variety of electric aircraft projects, including electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) demonstrators, both of which are now being flight tested. Its US-based Airbus project Vahana has so far developed a single-seat demonstrator which began … Continue reading

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SpaceX Starship Prototype Takes 1st Free-Flying Test

SpaceX’s prototype rocket for a planned Starship vehicle has flown untethered for the first time. Called Starhopper, the rocket made its first free-flying test hop at SpaceX’s Boca Chica proving ground in South Texas late Thursday (July 25), one day … Continue reading

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First Jet Fuel Recycled From Waste, Test Flight in October

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First flight test for SpaceShipTwo

3 Dic 2016 – Virgin Galactic’s second SpaceShipTwo performed its first flight Dec. 3, a glide test that begins the next phase in testing of the commercial suborbital spaceplane. SpaceShipTwo, named VSS Unity, and its carrier aircraft, WhiteKnightTwo, took off … Continue reading

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NASA will test folding wings to reduce the drag

Nasa is investigating whether folding the wing in flight could save more fuel. This study is called Spanwise Adaptive Wing (SAW), and it it will be soon tested on the ground with the  goal is to show that by folding … Continue reading

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India’s first space shuttle launch – test flight completed

A rocket carrying the Reusable Launch Vehicle Technology Demonstrator (RLV-TD) lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 9:30 p.m. The Reusable Launch Vehicle Technology Demonstrator (RLV-TD), which is about six times smaller than the final planned space shuttle, … Continue reading

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