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New Spacesuit Unveiled for Starliner Astronauts

Astronauts heading into orbit aboard Boeing's Starliner spacecraft will wear lighter and more comfortable spacesuits than earlier suits astronauts wore.

ULA and Boeing Unveil the Atlas V Configuration for CST-100 Starliner Crew Capsule

ULA and Boeing Unveil the Atlas V Configuration for CST-100 Starliner Crew Capsule

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.


Boeing CST-100 Starliner Structural Test Article

Boeing CST-100 Starliner Structural Test Article

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.


Boeing Tests Starliner Spacecraft at NASA Langley

Boeing Tests Starliner Spacecraft at NASA Langley

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.


NASA Astronauts Get Advance Look at CST-100 Starliner Trainers

NASA Astronauts Get Advance Look at CST-100 Starliner Trainers

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.


Video: Boeing Grand Opening of Revamped Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility

Video: Boeing Grand Opening of Revamped Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility Video in Story

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.


Boeing Revamps Production Facility for Starliner Flights

Boeing Revamps Production Facility for Starliner Flights Video in Story

Meet the CST-100 Starliner, the newly unveiled name of Boeing's commercial crew transportation spacecraft.


NASA News Conference: Update on the Commercial Crew Program

NASA News Conference: Update on the Commercial Crew Program Video in Story

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.


Boeing Completes First Milestone for NASA's Commercial Crew Transportation Systems

Boeing Completes First Milestone for NASA's Commercial 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.


Boeing Reports Second-Quarter Results and Raises 2014 EPS Guidance

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.


NASA and Boeing Sign Space Launch System Contract

NASA and Boeing Sign Space Launch System 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 Names Craig Cooning President of Network & Space Businesses

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.


Boeing Completes 2nd 702HP Satellite for the Government of Mexico

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 Investor Conference Executive Presentations to Be Webcast May 21

Boeing [NYSE: BA] will webcast its annual investor conference on May 21, beginning at approximately 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time.


Boeing Showcases Future Commercial Spacecraft Interior

Boeing Showcases Future Commercial Spacecraft Interior

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.


Boeing Completes Pilot-in-the-Loop Milestone for NASA's Commercial Crew Program

Boeing Completes Pilot-in-the-Loop Milestone for NASA's Commercial Crew Program Video in Story

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 Expands at KSC To Support X-37B Program

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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