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GE Aerospace launches new foundation with $24 million commitment
Space

GE Aerospace has announced the launch of the GE Aerospace Foundation, celebrating a new chapter that builds on the more than 100-year legacy of the previous GE Foundation. The new foundation’s philanthropic strategy and programs will focus on workforce development, disaster relief, and amplifying the efforts of GE Aerospace employees in communities where they live

magniX completes first phase of testing for NASA electric aircraft program
Space

magniX, a company leading the electric aviation revolution, has successfully completed the first phase of testing at the NASA Electric Aircraft Testbed (NEAT) facility in Sandusky, Ohio, as part of NASA’s Electrified Powertrain Flight Demonstration (EPFD) program. The testing focused on high voltage (800V) operations and thermal performance, confirming the magni650 electric engine’s exceptional capabilities

Airbus’s EarthCARE satellite embarks on journey to launch site in California
Space

In a significant step forward for climate monitoring, the EarthCARE (Earth Clouds, Aerosols and Radiation Explorer) satellite has departed from Munich, Germany, en route to its launch site in Vandenberg, California. Scheduled for a May launch aboard a Falcon 9 rocket, this satellite represents a pivotal advancement in the European Space Agency’s (ESA) FutureEO program.

Wenchang’s emergence as a pivotal aerospace hub
Business Aviation

The picturesque town of Wenchang, located in Hainan Province, China, is swiftly becoming the center of attention for space enthusiasts worldwide, particularly following the successful launch of the Long March-7 Y8, which carried the Tianzhou-7 cargo spacecraft into orbit on January 17th. Reinforcing its status as “China’s version of Cape Canaveral,” Wenchang is witnessing a

Dislodged fuel filter blamed for Virgin Orbit failure
Space

The business confirmed the findings in a recent release, noting that a “comprehensive” examination indicated that a filter dislodged from its correct position during the launch phase.

Starlink can provide 100 Mbps inflight Wi-Fi
Airlines

SpaceX’s Starlink internet service has been selected to provide in-flight Wi-Fi for JSX Air and Hawaiian Airlines. The first test run of the new system was carried out last week with a flight from Burbank California to San Jose carrying about twelve passengers.

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