The Aerospace Review report contains two volumes: Volume 1: Beyond the Horizon: Canada’s Interests and Future in Aerospace and Volume 2: Reaching Higher: Canada’s Interests and Future in Space.
The Space volume notes that Canada was a pioneer in space, and that Canada’s national interest demands that the country make effective use of space to unlock wealth, protect the environment and the population, and deliver services. This will be truer more than ever as the North opens and space technologies advance.
Putin pledges major state investment in Russian aerospace sector
The Russian government will heavily invest in the development of the country’s aerospace industry, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.
Over at Commercial Space Gateway, Richard Mains has some thoughts on current and future U.S.-Turkish cooperation in space:
Turkish-Americans from the U.S (and American-owned enterprises) and their science, technology and business counterparts in Turkey have opportunities to collaborate on the high-priority areas identified by â€œVision 2023â€ and their commercialization.
The 56th edition of Aerospace Facts and Figures, a comprehensive statistical yearbook of the U.S. aerospace industry, is now available.
Compiled by AIAâ€™s Aerospace Research Center, the book contains tables and analysis summarizing aerospace industry activity through 2007.Â Estimates for certain series for 2008 and 2009 are also provided, as well as historical data on aircraft production, missile and space programs, air transportation, research and development, foreign trade, employment and finance.
Aerospace Industries Association Press Release
The aerospace industry is showing resiliency in trying economic times, ending 2008 with modest growth and continued strength in important areas like foreign trade balance and employment, AIA announced Wednesday.
While the industry has not been immune to effects from the ongoing global financial crisis, it is showing relative strength, AIA president and CEO Marion Blakey said during the annual AIA Year-End Review and Forecast.