Aerospace

Spirit Airlines Signs on for 100 Airbus Neo Planes

Spirit Airlines and Airbus have signed a memorandum of understanding for the Florida-based carrier to purchase up to 100 A320 neo-family aircraft.

Rising Aircraft Parts Rebuilder

In eight years, Aerostar has expanded its parts-based maintenance and repair services, serving major and smaller carriers in the U.S. and abroad.

Boeing To Build Rocket Stages for Future Artemis Missions

Boeing has initiated a contract with NASA to produce 10 Space Launch System core stages and up to eight exploration upper stages to support...

GKN Thrives in Alabama

British-based GKN Aerospace has been growing in Alabama since 1985. Commitment to homegrown worker training supported the recent expansion at a second plant in Tallassee.

Moon Launch Bailout Engine

The motor for the launch abort system of NASA’s Orion spacecraft will be put through its final test on October 16 at the Redstone Test Center in Huntsville.

The Daily Beast: How Boeing Tried to Kill a Great Airplane—and Got Outplayed

On Oct. 8, The Daily Beast published a detailed account that says Airbus's A220 — now rolling off a new production line in Mobile...

Dynetics Opens Aerospace Structures Complex

Dynetics’ new Aerospace Structures Complex in Decatur supports the development, integration and structural qualification testing of large aerospace structures for NASA, the Department of Defense and commercial customers.

Lockheed Martin Closes $2.7B Deal for Moon Jumpers

NASA doubled down on its commitment to Lockheed Martin spacecraft in September, finalizing a deal for at least six, and possibly as many as 12, Orion capsules to go to the moon and beyond.

Space Command Launched, Headquarters Selection Still up in the Air

President Donald Trump officially launched the U.S. Space Command in a press event on the White House lawn August 29. But he did not...

Big Space Command Reveal This Week

The Rocket City is one of six finalists that could be named the headquarters of the new United States Space Command later this week.

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