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NASA, ULA Launch Parker Solar Probe on Historic Journey to Touch Sun

Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun, where it will undertake a landmark mission. The spacecraft will transmit its first science observations in December, beginning a revolution in our understanding of the star that makes life… Read More ›

Texas Teen Repeats to Become First 2x Winner of Raytheon MATHCOUNTS® National Competition

Texas team crowned top state Mathlete® squad For the first time in the competition’s 35-year history, a teen Mathlete® won the Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Championship for the second year in a row. Luke Robitaille, a 14-year-old homeschooled eighth grader from Euless, Texas, is the 2018 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Champion, following an intense, elite competition at… Read More ›

Better and safer data flows for aviation: EUROCONTROL selects BT for NewPENS

Following a common procurement action, EUROCONTROL and forty-one industry partners, primarily air navigation service providers (ANSPs), today launched a new contract with BT for the provision and management of a secure and highly resilient New Pan-European Network Service (NewPENS). The 10-year contract has an estimated total value of more than €50 million. The new, ultra-resilient… Read More ›

PEGASUS Student Conference

The purpose of the conference is to provide a forum for PEGASUS Students (i.e., students enrolled for a degree programme of PEGASUS institutions) and aerospace students of other European Universities to present technical papers in public competition for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes in the graduate (masters candidates only) category. The conference serves to… Read More ›

Air Canada Named One of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for Third Consecutive Year

Air Canada has been named one of Canada‘s Best Diversity employers for 2018, the third consecutive year the carrier has been awarded this distinction. In naming Air Canada, Mediacorp Canada Inc. cited among other things the airline’s success forming partnerships to reach diverse communities. The award is based on Mediacorp’s Canada’s Top 100 Employers project, which also included Air… Read More ›

Boeing Engineers Create STEM Activities to Challenge and Inspire Students

Looking for fun classroom activities with a STEM focus? Boeing [NYSE:BA], Iridescent’s Curiosity Machine, PBS Learning Media and the Teaching Channel have produced a collection of educational materials and tutorials that children can use to engineer an airfoil, find alternative energy sources and design their own satellite, among dozens of other activities. The activities are… Read More ›

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