Amy Svitak

Paris Bureau Chief, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Amy Svitak

in On Space Feb 23, 2016

SpaceX to Launch SES-9 Atop Falcon 9

SpaceX is ready to launch the SES-9 commercial communications satellite for Luxembourg fleet operator SES on Feb. 24. But the Hawthorne, Calif.-....More
in On Space Mar 21, 2015

SpaceX's Gwynne Shotwell Talks Raptor, Falcon 9, CRS-2, Satellite Internet and More

During a March 17 luncheon Shotwell touched on developments underway at the Hawthorne, California-based company....More
in On Space Mar 17, 2015

SpaceX's New Spin on Falcon 9

Modifications to the Falcon 9 v1.1 will lead to a new design for the SpaceX Falcon Heavy....More
in On Space Mar 12, 2015

Inside The World's First Space-Based Commercial Laser-Relay Service

Europe's EDRS will use laser beam transmissions between low-Earth orbiting (LEO) spacecraft and commercial communications satellites in geostationary....More
in On Space Feb 05, 2015

Spacecraft Propellant Tank Lands On Brazilian Farm

The object, which the Brazilian Space Agency later identified as a spacecraft propellant tank, fell 50 meters from a house....More
in On Space Feb 03, 2015

ESA To Make Estonia 21st Member State

Estonia spends several hundred million euros a year on space activities....More
in Ares, On Space Feb 02, 2015

Tom Enders Talks Forthcoming 2014 Financial Results, A400M, And The Reorg

Outtakes from the annual Airbus press dinner in Paris....More
in On Space Dec 29, 2014

Made Manifest

In a departure from past practice, SpaceX has revamped its public launch manifest to omit mission dates....More
in On Space Dec 18, 2014

SpaceX Slips ISS Cargo Run To Early January

Company opts to conduct second Falcon 9 static fire test before launch....More
in On Space Dec 09, 2014

Orbital to launch next CRS mission atop ULA Atlas 5 in September

Orbital says a re-engined Antares rocket will conduct flights to the ISS for NASA from the company's Wallops Island launch site on Virginia's eastern....More
A Century of Aviation Week

Aviation Week & Space Technology is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

 

Aug 26, 2016
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When Aviation Week Was Accused of Treason -- The Back Story Revealed

A 1957 revelation that the U.S. was tracking Soviet missile launches from a secret radar in Turkey has its roots in sleuthing of students from Kettering Grammar School in the UK....More
Aug 23, 2016
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When Aviation Week Was Accused Of Treason 21

Aviation Week editors routinely get blowback when they write about sensitive topics, and the best example of that may be an October 1957 story that revealed the U.S. had been tracking Russian missile launches from advanced long-range radar units in Turkey....More
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