An Antonov An-2 belonging to the Russian charter airline Aviaspectr made an emergency landing near the Lake Siljan-Kuel in Yakutia, Russia. One person was killed in the accident, five injured, according to preliminary reports.
The United States Department of Defense officially announced the establishment of U.S. Space Command on August 29, 2019. Space Command is the country’s 11th unified combatant command. It is singularly focused on the space domain.
After being evicted at the beginning of the week to be replaced by a duo composed of a shareholder and one of the co-founders, Aigle Azur CEO Frantz Yvelin was eventually able to take back his position, but not alone this time.
During the summer of 2020 will open a launch window towards the planet Mars. Four space agencies will try to land three rovers there. NASA with the Mars 2020 mission, ESA and Roscosmos with rover Rosalind Franklin and lander Kazachoc as part of the ExoMars mission, and the CNSA, the Chinese space agency, with the rover of the mission HX-1.
A 178 years old company and the oldest travel agency still in activity appears to have found a way out of its finance woes: selling out group’s airline and tour operators. Fosun Tourism Group to acquire 25% of Thomas Cook Airline and 75% equity of the same company’s tour operator.