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News Archive / Tagged: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

  • Iconic NASA test pilot Bill Dana – dead at 83

    Jim SharkeyMay 12th, 2014

    NASA test pilot and aerospace engineer Bill Dana died on Tuesday, May 6 at the age of 83 following a lengthy illness.  Dana served at NASA for nearly 40 years before retiring in 1998. During his distinguished and extensive career, Dana flew over 8,000 hours in more than 60 different types of aircraft ranging from helicopters […]

  • Opinion: Despite Boozer’s claims NewSpace needs NASA

    Jason RhianMarch 2nd, 2014

    It’s been stated firms which benefit from NASA, would be wise to tamp down the “defund NASA” rhetoric which comes out of the NewSpace movement’s base. It appears some among them are starting to realize that, given the fact their “chosen” launch vehicles and spacecraft are funded primarily by NASA – it might be a good idea to not […]

  • Florida Space Industry to Visit Capitol on March 12

    Press ReleaseJanuary 29th, 2014

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL (January 28, 2014) – Representatives from Florida’s aerospace industry will visit Tallahassee on March 12, 2014, to participate in Florida Space Day and share with legislators the opportunities the industry brings to Florida and the nation’s space program.