Falcon Heavy launch puts the awe back into space flight

The maiden flight of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket, launched from Kennedy Space Centre at 7:45am AEST on February 7, was a monumental event. It represents a huge leap forward towards the return of human space exploration. The Falcon Heavy is the world’s biggest operational rocket by a factor of two – it’s … [Read more...]

Brisbane to get ATR full flight simulator

A file image of an ATR's full flight simulator in SIngapore. (ATR)

Ansett Aviation Training plans to offer pilot training at a new facility at Brisbane Airport featuring an ATR 72-600 full flight simulator. On January 28 2018, the Queensland government said Ansett Aviation Training had chosen Brisbane Airport as the base for its new training centre which will have three … [Read more...]

Boeing, CSIRO announce new space partnership

Boeing corporate logo. (Boeing)

Scientists from Boeing and Australia's peak science research agency CSIRO will work together on space projects as part of a new partnership between the two long-time collaborators. The new initiative will feature joint research and development on space technologies with a focus on the developing needs of … [Read more...]