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HAPSMobile Sunglider holds successful first flight at Spaceport America

HAPSMobile Inc., a subsidiary of Japan’s telecommunications operator SoftBank Corp. along with its minority owner and aircraft development partner AeroVironment, Inc., held the first successful flight of the Sunglider™ solar-powered high-altitude platform system …

American Made Swift High-Altitude-Long-Endurance UAS Completes Landmark First Flight

In partnership with NASA’s Ames Research Center, Swift Engineering’s high altitude long endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial system, completed its maiden flight. The only US-made platform in its class, Swift’s flight team, performed a full-system check …

Virgin Galactic Completes Second Successful Glide Test at Spaceport America

New Mexico Spaceport Authority’s Director of Aerospace Operations, Dr. Bill Gutman, said “Virgin Galactic continues to work steadily towards their goal of flying aspiring astronauts to space from New Mexico. We are excited by their progress.”

LATEST NEWS

HAPSMobile Sunglider holds successful first flight at Spaceport America

HAPSMobile Inc., a subsidiary of Japan’s telecommunications operator SoftBank Corp. along with its minority owner and aircraft development partner AeroVironment, Inc., held the first successful flight of the Sunglider™ solar-powered high-altitude platform system …

American Made Swift High-Altitude-Long-Endurance UAS Completes Landmark First Flight

In partnership with NASA’s Ames Research Center, Swift Engineering’s high altitude long endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial system, completed its maiden flight. The only US-made platform in its class, Swift’s flight team, performed a full-system check …

Virgin Galactic Completes Second Successful Glide Test at Spaceport America

New Mexico Spaceport Authority’s Director of Aerospace Operations, Dr. Bill Gutman, said “Virgin Galactic continues to work steadily towards their goal of flying aspiring astronauts to space from New Mexico. We are excited by their progress.”

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