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Astronauts heading into orbit aboard Boeing's Starliner spacecraft will wear lighter and more comfortable spacesuits than earlier suits astronauts wore.
United Launch Alliance (ULA) and The Boeing Company today unveiled an updated aerodynamic configuration of the Atlas V that will launch Boeing's CST-100 Starliner capsule for NASA after encountering unique challenges with aerodynamic stability and loads.
The first hull of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner Structural Test Article rests in a work stand inside the company's modernized Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility high bay at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Engineers from NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, and Boeing dropped a full-scale test article of the company's CST-100 Starliner into Langley's 20-foot-deep Hydro Impact Basin.
Two of the four NASA astronauts training to fly Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft recently tried some of the systems that will prepare them for flights to the International Space Station.
Boeing held a grand opening ceremony for the revamped Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility (C3PF), one of NASA's former shuttle hangars, Friday, Sept. 4, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Hardware for Boeing's Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 Starliner spacecraft is being processed in the facility as part of the company's contract with NASA's Commercial Crew Program.
Meet the CST-100 Starliner, the newly unveiled name of Boeing's commercial crew transportation spacecraft.
NASA, Boeing and SpaceX will held a news briefing on NASA Television at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston on Jan. 26, to highlight key development activities, test plans and objectives for achieving certification of two American crew transportation systems.
NASA has approved the completion of Boeing's first milestone in the company's path toward launching crews to the International Space Station from the United States under a groundbreaking Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) contract.
The Boeing Company (BA) [NYSE: BA] reported second-quarter core earnings per share (non-GAAP) of $2.42, reflecting strong performance and favorable tax items. Second-quarter 2014 results included a $272 million after-tax charge ($0.37 per share) on the KC-46A Tanker program reflecting the cost of additional engineering and systems installation work required to complete the Engineering and Manufacturing Development contract.
Boeing [NYSE: BA] has finalized a contract with NASA to develop the core stage of the Space Launch System (SLS), the most powerful rocket ever built and destined to propel America's return to human exploration of deep space.
Boeing (NYSE: BA) has named Craig R. Cooning president of its Network & Space Systems (N&SS) businesses, effective immediately. Cooning succeeds Roger Krone, who took a position at another company.
The Mexican Ministry of Communications and Transportation (SCT) and Boeing [NYSE: BA] are a step closer to enhancing Mexico's mobile communications capabilities for government applications with the completion of the second Mexsat 702HP (high power) geomobile satellite.
Boeing [NYSE: BA] will webcast its annual investor conference on May 21, beginning at approximately 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time.
Boeing today unveiled a new commercial interior of its Crew Space Transportation (CST-100) next-generation manned space capsule, showing how people other than NASA astronauts may one day travel to space.
Former astronaut Chris Ferguson of The Boeing Company demonstrated that the CST-100 spacecraft simulator and software allows a human pilot to take over control of the spacecraft from the computer during various phases of a mission following separation from the launch vehicle.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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 is developing a family of small satellite prototypes, called Phantom Phoenix, that can quickly and affordably be manufactured and configured for specific missions.
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.
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 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.
The remotely piloted X-48C aircraft successfully flew for the first time Tuesday at Edwards Air Force Base in California's Mojave Desert.
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
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.
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 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. 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 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.
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 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.