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  • [New] A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will be launching NASA's long-awaited mission to Europa, Jupiter's icy moon that may have the conditions to support life. / Engadget
  • [New] Blue Origin is already building future generations of rockets, there's one called New Glenn to go into orbit and there was another rocket New Armstrong which is going to propel people to the moon and beyond, to infinity and beyond maybe. / Wired
  • [New] There will be return flights for New Zealanders from all Australian states and territories that will require proof of a negative pre-departure test. / NBC News
  • [New] A successful OFT-2 mission would allow NASA and Boeing to proceed with the Crew Flight Test, the first crewed Starliner mission that will carry three NASA astronauts. / SpaceNews
  • [New] The Royal Astronomical Society has introduced SuperBIT, a new balloon-based telescope that, it says, will fly to the verge edge of Earth's atmosphere to capture high-quality space images. / SlashGear
  • [New] NASA's Europa Clipper will start its journey to Jupiter's icy moon aboard a Falcon Heavy rocket built by SpaceX. / The Verge
  • [New] The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket will launch Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on its second Orbital Flight Test to the International Space Station for NASA's Commercial Crew Program. / Blog
  • [New] Eligible people from New South Wales can return on existing managed return flights and will go into a quarantine facility for at least 14 days on arrival in New Zealand. /
  • [New] Saudi Arabia could become a global leader in enabling heavy lift cargo solutions, and serve as a hub for emerging drone technologies. / The European Sting - Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology -
  • [New] India expects to add a second aircraft carrier within the next few years and is pursuing other new surface ships as well as new ballistic-missile and attack submarines. / Business Insider
  • [New] The OFT-2 mission will be Boeing's second uncrewed test flight, designed to evaluate the capabilities of its Starliner spacecraft, including launch, docking, atmospheric re-entry and a desert landing in the western U.S. / Space
  • [New] OFT-2 will demonstrate the end-to-end capabilities of the Starliner spacecraft and Atlas V rocket from launch to docking to a return to Earth in the desert of the western United States. / Space
  • [New] New initiatives to upgrade the onboard customer experience and plans to upgauge from regional aircraft to Boeing 737 MAXs and Airbus A321s with more seats will enable revenue growth and reduce unit costs. / FreightWaves
  • [New] Durham University's astronomers are part of an international team that has built a new kind of astronomical telescope that will be launched to the edge of space by a helium balloon the size of a football stadium. / NETPark North East Technology Park
  • [New] 16 aircraft have now been ordered from the American company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) and are expected to enter service with the RAF by mid-2024, doubling the capability currently provided by Reaper. / myerson
  • [New] 16 aircraft have now been ordered from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc and are expected to enter service with the RAF by mid-2024, doubling the capability currently provided by Reaper. / Royal Air Force
  • [New] The jet zero consultation commits the aviation sector to a net zero emissions target by 2050 and a domestic target of net zero emissions by 2040, consolidating the UK's position as leaders in reducing aviation emissions. / GOV.UK
  • [New] In certified aircraft, Smart Glide will become available with a GTN Xi series navigator paired with a compatible Garmin flight display including the G500 TXi / G600 TXi, GI 275 electronic flight instrument, the G3X Touch, or G5 electronic flight instrument, with others to be added later. /
  • [New] Scientists will launch a telescope to the upper atmosphere carried by a helium balloon the size of a STADIUM in 2022 >>. / Futureseek Link Digest
  • [New] The uncrewed mission is Identified as Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2, which will test the end-to-end capabilities of Starliner from launch to docking, atmospheric re-entry, and a desert landing in the western United States. / TESMANIAN
  • [New] If all proceeds according to plan, Blue Origin will fly its next crewed suborbital space mission in the September-October time frame, while Virgin Galactic will start taking on commercial passengers in 2022. / GeekWire
  • [New] Richard Branson may have beaten Bezos to space, but Blue Origin is working on an even bigger rocket that could fly people and payloads well beyond the edge of space, into orbit around Earth. / The Atlantic

Last updated: 26 July 2021