Boeing 747SP

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Name: Boeing 747SP
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

7 times militaries have shot down civilian planes

US intelligence reports that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17  was shot down , making it one of highest-casualty airliner shoot-downs in the history of aviation. But it's hardly the first. Events like this — though usually much smaller in scale — have occurred ... [Published VOX.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

How I Started Flying High

Four months after leaving Saint Mary’s I was desperate for a job. Many of my former classmates were either in university or were already working and I felt I needed to do something to kill the boredom and feeling of helplessness. I needed a job, any job ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

NASA’s newest telescope is housed in a special jumbo jet that flies at 45,000 feet

Share This articleThe thick, soupy atmosphere of Earth is great for breathing, but not so much for seeing what’s going on in the cosmos. That’s why the most spectacular and scientifically important images of the universe have been taken by the Hubble ... [Published Extreme Tech - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Flying Observatory SOFIA To Kickstart Soon

NASA and German Aerospace Centre (DLR) constructed the Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), a 17-tonne observatory mounted on a modified Boeing 747SP. First in the line came telephones, then arrived mobile phones. Likewise, first ... [Published EFYTimes.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Boeing 747SP commercial operations end

With Iran Air flying their last active SP on a flight in and out of Mumbai on 10th June, this officially ends the 747SP commercial flights, four VIP aircraft are still active in airline liveries, three with Saudia and one with Yemenia.IR were also the ... [Published Luchtzak Aviation - Jun 19 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

NASA shows off Hi-Tech aircraft involved in Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions flight experiment

NASA displayed an impressive array of hi-tech aircraft used in its Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions (ACCESS II) flight experiment during a media day for reporters from around the world. On May 21, NASA Armstrong Building 703, ... [Published The Aviationist - May 29 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

NASA flight was a journey to remember

At 44,000 feet and surrounded by some of the most advanced telescopic equipment in the world, Dave Bloomsness and Robert Black were kids in a very expensive, flying candy store last week.Black, 50, North Medford High School's astronomy teacher and planetarium ... [Published Medford Mail Tribune - May 13 2014]
First reported Mar 06 2014 - Updated Mar 06 2014 - 1 reports

NASA Holds on to ISS, Mars, Orion, and Europa in No-Growth $17.5B Budget

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Image: Ted Stryk/JPL/NASA NASA’s 2015 budget request includes money to begin planning a probe mission to Europa—along with extending the life of the International Space Station, a trip to Mars, and a new ... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Mar 06 2014]

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...The day of the shoot-down, the Ukrainian military was conducting a massive military exercise which involved shooting 23 missiles at drones. "Experts say that the radar-guided S-200, among the farthest-flying and most capable antiaircraft missile in the arsenal of former Soviet nations, simply locked onto the Russian airliner after it raced past the destroyed drone some 20 miles off the Crimean coast" the New York TimesNew York Times Michael Wines reported
...I'm going to see these images that were taken and use them. Dave and I were there," Black says. "I'll be able to say, 'This was from SOFIA. Oh, and by the way, Dave and I were there.' "

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How I Started Flying High [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 18 2014]
7 times militaries have shot down civilian planes [Published VOX.com - Jul 17 2014]
NASA’s newest telescope is housed in a special ... [Published Extreme Tech - Jul 11 2014]
Flying Observatory SOFIA To Kickstart Soon [Published EFYTimes.com - Jul 09 2014]
Flying observatory SOFIA for major overhaul at ... [Published AviTrader - Jul 08 2014]
Boeing 747SP commercial operations end [Published Luchtzak Aviation - Jun 19 2014]
NASA shows off Hi-Tech aircraft involved in Alt... [Published The Aviationist - May 29 2014]
NASA flight was a journey to remember [Published Medford Mail Tribune - May 13 2014]
NASA Holds on to ISS, Mars, Orion, and Europa i... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Mar 06 2014]
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NASA shows off Hi-Tech aircraft involved in Alt... [Published The Aviationist - May 29 2014]
NASA displayed an impressive array of hi-tech aircraft used in its Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions (ACCESS II) flight experiment during a media day for reporters from around the world. On May 21, NASA Armstrong Building 703, ...
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