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An airline pilot’s rush to avoid going above the aeroplane’s maximum safe speed resulted in one crew member badly breaking their leg, a safety report released today has found. Key points: A crew member was badly injured on a Virgin Australia flight into Adelaide The aeroplane was approaching its maximum safe speed It pitched up …

“The new target date will deconflict the Crew-1 launch and arrival from upcoming Soyuz launch and landing operations. This additional time is needed to ensure closure of all open work, both on the ground and aboard the station, ahead of the Crew-1 arrival. The increased spacing also will provide a good window of opportunity to …

In a tweet marking the departure Saturday, his spokesperson Kira Yarmysh wrote: “The plane with Alexey flew to Berlin. Many thanks to everyone for their support. The struggle for Alexey’s life and health just begins, and there is still a lot to go through, but now at least the first step has been taken.” In …

At least 11 people, including a pilot, were killed after an Air India Express plane skidded off the runway in Kerala Friday, according to Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Commissioner of Police Sujith Das. “As of now, 11 people including a pilot have died in the crash. 96 others are injured and are in …

Image copyright SpaceX Image caption The test flight lasted less than a minute A prototype of SpaceX’s next-generation Starship vehicle has successfully flown to an altitude of 150m (500ft). The uncrewed test vehicle rose up on a plume of exhaust before deploying its landing legs and touching down softly. The flight was carried out at …

SpaceX’s prototype Starship launches in a short first flight test at the company’s facility in Boca Chica, Texas. SpaceX The fifth prototype of SpaceX’s next-generation Starship rocket passed its most critical test yet, taking off and landing in a short flight on Tuesday at the company’s facility in Texas. Starship prototype Serial Number 5, standing …

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — TSA agents at Pittsburgh International Airport are using new technology to quickly checks IDs. (Photo Credit: Pittsburgh International Airport) The devices validate a traveler’s driver’s license or ID card and confirm flight information. Travelers scan their cards so TSA agents do not have to touch them, but you will still need to …

New Delhi: A new supersonic jet prototype, Concorde’s purported successor XB-1 prototype, will be unveiled to the public on October 7, said a report published in express.co.uk. The industry insiders reportedly believe that the cutting-edge tech could pave the way for a return to ultra-fast supersonic air travel. The jet’s designers Boom Technology have announced …

Image copyright Rocket Lab Image caption The Electron mission was lost about six minutes after leaving Mahia Peninsula The American launch company that flies its rockets out of New Zealand has lost its latest mission. Rocket Lab said its Electron vehicle failed late in its ascent from Mahia Peninsula on North Island. All satellite payloads …

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (WAVY) — Since its first rocket launch on June 27, 1945, Wallops has grown from a small test range for guided missile research to supporting aerospace and science exploration and technology development world-wide. “In its 75-year history, Wallops employees have adopted a can-do spirit in not only the execution of NASA’s mission …