Startup Blue Origin’s bid to build NASA’s human lunar lander system will include industry behemoths Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, as well as Draper Laboratory.
Flight testing of the five-seat electric vertical takeoff and landing platform is proceeding apace at the Oberpfaffenhofen airfield near Munich.
Drone delivery service Zipline has demonstrated its medical delivery capabilities in joint military exercises involving the U.S. Marine Corps and Australian Defense Force.
Exploration activities will include continuing funding of the International Space Station, European cooperation with NASA for lunar missions and possibly a Mars sample return mission.
A cruise missile featured in China’s Oct. 1 National Day parade appears to be designed for high-supersonic flight.
Gulfstream Aerospace laid off 3.5% of its U.S. workforce, or 446 positions, the week of Oct. 14, the company confirmed.
NASA and Boeing are negotiating a contract worth up to about $2 billion to begin production of a third Space Launch System core stage and order long-lead items for additional boosters.
The U.S. Army’s intel branch has started laying out a new vision for replacing the fleet of turboprop aircraft now performing the ISR mission with several layers of platforms stacked from tree-top level to low Earth orbit by 2028.
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has begun building the first prototype for the KF-X fighter program, following completion of the critical design review in September.
UK startup Vertical Aerospace has completed unmanned flight testing of a second full-scale prototype as it works to develop a certifiable electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) air taxi.