Swift US action, by way of bomber fly-bys
and destroyer sail-bys in the SCS and East China Sea, silenced Beijing.
China counts seven missions to the moon after a Hong Kong satellite, AsiaSat 3, in 1997 missed its Earth orbit, which was subsequently adjusted with the help of two lunar fly-bys
, marking the first (accidental) commercial mission to the moon.
A German A400M transport plane and a Spanish C130 will take part in fly-bys
, as well as two British Chinook helicopters.
Celebrate Alaska's rich aviation history at the Alaska Aviation Museum with live music, a food vendor carnival, adult refreshments, child and family activities, information booths, book author signings, and low-level aircraft fly-bys
from 10 a.m.
Although there probably won't be any fly-bys
or aerobatics, there is a dogfight shaping up to win a contract for the Future Fighter Capability Project.
Meanwhile, a local startup firm provided photo-realistic renderings and animated fly-bys
to the design team in real-time.
The aircraft did two fly-bys
past the tower for air controllers to check visually whether the wheels had deployed.
The 360 kg InSight -- its name is short for Interior Exploration Using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport -- marks the 21st US-launchedMarsmission, dating back to the Mariner fly-bys
of the 1960s.
It was vision realised and -- amid fly-bys
, fireworks and A-list rock and pop concerts -- gave millions of viewers around the world a glimpse of the capital.
Upon arrival, NASA's OSIRIS-REx will spend the first month performing fly-bys
of the asteroid's north pole, south pole, and equator from a distance ranging between 19 and 7 kilometres (11.8 and 4.4 miles).
Over the next seven years, the Parker Solar Probe will perform 24 close fly-bys
of the sun.
Over the next seven years, it will perform 24 close fly-bys
of the sun.