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Boeing Expands at KSC To Support X-37B Program

Boeing will expand its presence in Florida by adding technology, engineering and support jobs at the Kennedy Space Center. Financial and employment details are not being disclosed.

First Boeing-built Inmarsat-5 Satellite on Track for 2013 Launch

First Boeing-built Inmarsat-5 Satellite on Track for 2013 Launch

The first of three Inmarsat-5 Global Xpress (GX) satellites being built by Boeing [NYSE: BA] has successfully completed a key system life test, paving the way for it to launch later this year. The satellite performed as expected during the spacecraft thermal vacuum test, which simulated the cold, airless vacuum of space.


Next Boeing GPS IIF Satellite Arrives at Cape Canaveral for Launch

Next Boeing GPS IIF Satellite Arrives at Cape Canaveral for Launch

Boeing workers lift the Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-5 satellite onto a transporter following its Aug. 1 arrival at the Navstar Processing Facility on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.


Boeing's All-Electric Satellite Passes Critical Design Review

Boeing's All-Electric Satellite Passes Critical Design Review

Boeing's first all-electric powered satellite has passed its Critical Design Review (CDR) which allows the company to move forward with integration and testing for the first two satellites.


Boeing Completes New Spacecraft, Rocket Milestones

Boeing Completes New Spacecraft, Rocket Milestones

The Boeing Company of Houston, a NASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP) partner, recently performed wind tunnel testing of its CST-100 spacecraft and integrated launch vehicle, the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket.


Boeing to Build 4 More Intelsat Epic 702MP Satellites

Boeing to Build 4 More Intelsat Epic 702MP Satellites

Boeing will build four more 702MP satellites for Intelsat S.A., furthering its role as the initial manufacturer of Intelsat's new high-performance satellite fleet, Intelsat EpicNG. The 702MPs will deliver reliable, affordable and high-capacity data transmission that Intelsat customers can tailor to their needs.


Boeing X-51A WaveRider Has Successful 4th Flight

Boeing X-51A WaveRider Has Successful 4th Flight Video in Story


A Boeing X-51A WaveRider unmanned hypersonic vehicle achieved the longest air-breathing, scramjet-powered hypersonic flight in history May 1, flying for three and a half minutes on scramjet power at a top speed of Mach 5.1. The vehicle flew for a total time of more than six minutes.


Boeing's Phantom Phoenix Small Satellites

Boeing's Phantom Phoenix Small Satellites

Boeing is developing a family of small satellite prototypes, called Phantom Phoenix, that can quickly and affordably be manufactured and configured for specific missions.


Boeing Completes Launch Vehicle Adapter Review

Boeing Completes Launch Vehicle Adapter Review

The Boeing Company of Houston, a NASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP) partner, has successfully completed a preliminary design review (PDR) of the component that would connect the company's new crew capsule to its rocket.


Boeing is Suing RSC Energia and its Sea Launch Partners

Boeing is Suing RSC Energia and its Sea Launch Partners

Reuters is reporting that Boeing filed a lawsuit last Friday to recover $350 million from RSC Energia and its partners in Sea Launch for refusing to pay their share of loan guarantees after the joint-venture went bankrupt in 2009.


Boeing Establishes Baseline Configuration of Commercial Crew Transportation System

Boeing Establishes Baseline Configuration of Commercial Crew Transportation System

Boeing and NASA recently established the firm baseline configuration for the company's Commercial Crew Transportation System, achieving the first performance milestone in NASA's Commercial Crew integrated Capability (CCiCap) initiative.


Transformed X-48c Flies Successfully

Transformed X-48c Flies Successfully

The remotely piloted X-48C aircraft successfully flew for the first time Tuesday at Edwards Air Force Base in California's Mojave Desert.


Boeing Completes SLS Reviews

Boeing Completes SLS Reviews

Boeing last week successfully completed its first major technical reviews for the cryogenic stages of the Space Launch System (SLS), bringing the team into the design phase for the nation's next heavy-lift, human-rated rocket


Boeing Delivers SLS Hardware to NASA

Boeing Delivers SLS Hardware to NASA

The Boeing Company has delivered NASA three flight computer software test beds, the first critical element for flight software development in support of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS). Flight software controls the launch vehicle during preflight tanking operations and in flight.


Boeing Meets CST-100 Software Milestone

Boeing Meets CST-100 Software Milestone

The Boeing Company has successfully completed a new milestone in the development of software that will operate its Crew Space Transportation (CST) spacecraft. The company is one of NASA's partners developing commercial crew transportation capabilities to ferry U.S. astronauts to and from low Earth orbit and the International Space Station.


Boeing Completes Full Landing Test of CST-100

Boeing Completes Full Landing Test of CST-100

Boeing successfully completed the second parachute drop test of the company's Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft on May 2 at the Delamar Dry Lake Bed near Alamo, Nev. The test demonstrated the performance of the entire landing system.


A Conversation with Jim Chilton and John Mulholland of Boeing

A Conversation with Jim Chilton and John Mulholland of Boeing Video in Story

A conversation with Jim Chilton and John Mulholland of Boeing. Mr. Mulholland is Vice President and Program Manager - Commercial Programs, Space Exploration while Mr. Chilton is Vice President and Program Manager Exploration Launch Systems.


Boeing, NASA Sign Mission Support Agreement for CST-100

Boeing, NASA Sign Mission Support Agreement for CST-100

Boeing has signed an agreement with NASA's Mission Operations Directorate (MOD) at Johnson Space Center to collaborate on mission planning, training and flight operations for the company's Commercial Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft.


4th Boeing-built WGS Satellite Accepted by US Air Force

4th Boeing-built WGS Satellite Accepted by US Air Force

Boeing announced today that the U.S. Air Force accepted control of the fourth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) military communications satellite on April 11, after the spacecraft passed several weeks of rigorous on-orbit tests.


Boeing Successfully Completes Parachute Drop Test of Crew Space Transportation Spacecraft

Boeing Successfully Completes Parachute Drop Test of Crew Space Transportation Spacecraft

Boeing successfully completed a parachute drop test of the company's Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft today at the Delmar Dry Lake Bed near Alamo, Nev. CST-100 is part of the Boeing Commercial Crew Transportation System (CCTS), which will provide the United States with the capability to transport people and cargo to the International Space Station (ISS), the Bigelow Aerospace Complex and other destinations in low Earth orbit.


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