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EDITOR'S NOTEBOOK
The stakes for Orion
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INTERNATIONAL BEAT
Biofuels take off; hybrid helos; flying cars; jet trainers

IN BRIEF
Helo prototype; power from space; testbed satellite
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CASE STUDY
Demystifying “Plasma Magic”

VIEWPOINT
A bird? A plane? It’s all evolution
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ANALYSIS
Commerical crew insights

CONVERSATION
Preventing airliner mysteries
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OUT OF THE PAST
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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
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FEATURES
TIME TO FLY
The Orion project has been unfolding for years in board rooms and cleanrooms, but things will get real on Dec. 4 when an unmanned test version blasts off from Florida.
by Natalia Mironova
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YOUR BEST CYBER DEFENSE? INFOSHARING
Plane makers and airlines are well aware that cyber criminals and terrorists are watching as aircraft become more networked, so the industry has begun a proactive campaign to improve cybersecurity.
by Debra Werner

EUROPE’S MISSION TO EARTH
Europe plans to field a fleet of 15 satellites and five hosted payloads that would monitor Earth’s environment continually for many years to come. NASA once had a similarly ambitious Earth-observing plan but was unable to complete it.
by Marc Selinger



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