Engineers at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida had outfitted the spacecraft with thousands of components and tested its systems and subsystems to ensure it can accomplish its mission before it was lifted out of the stand in the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building. This transition is part of a series of time-sensitive operations before the approaching 2021 launch date when the spacecraft will lift off atop the Space Launch System from Launch Pad 39B at Kennedy.
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Russia's State-of-the-art Armaments
JSC Rosoboronexport demonstrated newly-designed products of Russia’s defence industry and some military equipment that is most in demand on the world arms market.
Russia is developing the world's first ATGM capable of shooting down UAVs
KBP Instrument Design Bureau (part of the High Precision Weapons holding company of Rostec) has started developing the world's first multi-purpose antitank guided missile system (ATGM), which can effectively shoot down drones, announced Industrial Director of the Rostec State Corporation, Bekkhan Ozdoev.
Rare white-out training at home
With a changing global climate, the winters in The Netherlands have also become more moderate with hardly any freezing days and associated winter circumstances.
Kotroni, center of the Hellenic Naval Rotary Force
Not far from Athens you can find the main helicopter base of the Greek navy, Kotroni, situated at a hilltop with distance views to Aegean sea and in close vicinity to some historical greek gods temples you can see daily flight activity of the navy rotors.
IT'S RAINING AIRCRAFT PARTS
Boeing’s problems with its aircraft is continuing with not one but two planes losing metal parts in the space of just a couple of days.
BELGIAN AIR FORCE
Two new rescue divers for the 40th Squadron
Airbus And Air Methods Sign Additional HCare Support Contract For Fleet Of 80 EC135s
The new contract will extend the number of Air Methods helicopters covered by HCare to 111 to become the largest civil Airbus-covered fleet worldwide.
Aviator Expands Market Presence With SAS Startups In Norway
Following a previously secured agreement with Scandinavian Airlines in late July 2020, Aviator Airport Alliance AB successfully launched the start-up of ground handling operations for the airline across multiple airports in Norway.
HAL Hands Over ALHs To The Indian Navy And Indian Coast Guard
During early February HAL handed over three Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH Mk III) to the Indian Navy and two ALHs to Indian Coast Guard as part of its 16 ALHs contract at the ongoing Aero India 2021.
NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover Lands Safely On Red Planet
The largest, most advanced rover NASA has sent to another world touched down on Mars. Packed with groundbreaking technology, the Mars 2020 mission launched 30 July 2020, from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The Perseverance rover mission marks an ambitious first step in the effort to collect Mars samples and return them to Earth.