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CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - APRIL 8: In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket makes its first successful upright landing on the "Of Course I Still Love You" droneship on April 8, 2016 some 200 miles off shore in the Atlantic Ocean after launching from Cape Canaveral, Florida. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

SpaceX reuses Falcon 9 rocket’s first stage

On 30 Mar. 2017, SpaceX reused a rocket first stage, the largest bottom portion used to initially launch the payload off the ground. The Falcon 9 lifted off from pad 39 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, with the first stage landing on a barge [...]
Jake Welty, the CEO of Aviation Northwest, hopes to expand his company and its reputation.

RAHS junior starts reporting company, Aviation Northwest

RAHS junior Jake Welty has started his own company, Aviation Northwest (ANW), which specializes in reporting on aviation news.   “Aviation Northwest started back in January 2015,” said Welty, “with a few revamps and restructuring [...]
Bystanders watch the first take-off of a Boeing 787, which will be getting an update in the 787 series with the new Boeing 787-10 in production.

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly for Boeing

In the past month, Boeing had its ups and downs economically. The company is looking forward to some new orders from prospective business partners, and have also dealt with situations involving backlash from the President concerning Air Force [...]
3 of the 29 launches of Falcon 9 rockets constructed by SpaceX have failed, and with a hefty price tag of over $60 million per launch, the company is operating at a steep loss.

SpaceXplosion rocks private space industry

While Space-X was conducting an engine test-fire in early September, an explosion obliterated one of their Falcon 9 rockets on the launchpad. The iconic commercial space organization and the private space industry as a whole are beginning to [...]
Alaska Airlines takes off for a cleaner aviation industry.

Global aviation industry goes greener

Late last year the aviation industry decided to put carbon emission restrictions on airliners, this restriction was courtesy of Arnold Franck, the director of air transport for Haiti. Haiti and a few other countries pushed for such a restriction [...]

NASA satellites New Horizons and OSIRIS-REx tackling ambitious jobs

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Satellite team plans launch to success

On 1 Sept. 2016, the SpaceX rocket Falcon 9 went up in a blaze of flames. This was a gruesome day that lost a lot of money for SpaceX, and the crash could have long term effects on many other entities such as the RAHS Satellite team.   During [...]
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First ever Boeing 747-400 makes final flight

1988 marked the first flight of the Boeing 747-400: the workhorse of the 747 family. After flying a total of 61 million miles, the very first 747-400 made its final flight to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. It was  then [...]

Solar Impulse 2 executes transcontinental journey

Since April, the Switzerland based aircraft, Solar Impulse has been making its way across the United States as it approaches the Atlantic. Once home, it will become the world’s first around the world flight done by a fully solar powered [...]

Changes in parking lot frustrate RAHS students

With construction on the Museum of Flight’s Aviation Pavilion coming to a close, more parking spaces have opened up for RAHS students. The parking increase is long anticipated and many students are eager to park closer to school. Junior [...]

C-17 Globemaster hacked

Stealing classified or sensitive information about military hardware is becoming a more common occurrence, but  hacking has rarely spread to international corporations. A year ago, Chinese national Su Bin orchestrated the theft and sale of [...]
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