Category: international space station

Boeing CEO out following 737 Max fiasco, will be replaced by current board chairman 0

Boeing CEO out following 737 Max fiasco, will be replaced by current board chairman

Boeing’s CEO Dennis A. Muilenburg is CEO no longer, the company announced today. Effective January 13, 2020 current Board Chairman David L. Calhoun takes over the top executive officer spot at the aerospace company,...

Boeing’s Starliner crew spacecraft nails desert landing, a first for a U.S.-made, human-rated capsule 0

Boeing’s Starliner crew spacecraft nails desert landing, a first for a U.S.-made, human-rated capsule

The Boeing Starliner CST-100 spacecraft, which will be one of the first new human-rated spacecraft to carry astronauts from the U.S. to space, has successfully returned from orbit and landed at its target landing...

Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule fails to enter planned target orbit for Space Station docking 0

Boeing’s Starliner crew spacecraft will attempt a landing on Sunday

Boeing launched its Starliner CST-100 commercial crew spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time on Friday morning in an uncrewed test, and while an error with the onboard mission clock...

Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule fails to enter planned target orbit for Space Station docking 0

Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule fails to enter planned target orbit for Space Station docking

Boeing’s Starliner CST-100 crew spacecraft got off to a great start on its first-ever launch to the International Space Station this morning – but despite the rocket and launch vehicle performing as expected, the...

Boeing successfully launches Starliner crew spacecraft on its way to first docking at the Space Station 0

Boeing successfully launches Starliner crew spacecraft on its way to first docking at the Space Station

Boeing on Friday morning launched its Starliner CST-100 crew capsule, the spacecraft that will eventually carry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) from U.S. launch sites. The Starliner wasn’t carrying any humans –...

Watch Boeing launch its new astronaut spacecraft to the Space Station for the first time 0

Watch Boeing launch its new astronaut spacecraft to the Space Station for the first time

Boeing is getting ready to launch its new passenger spacecraft for a very special mission: Its first trip to the International Space Station (ISS). The Boeing CST-100 Starliner is the company’s contribution to NASA’s...

NASA’s mission to once again fly astronauts from U.S. soil readies for key milestone with Friday launch 0

NASA’s mission to once again fly astronauts from U.S. soil readies for key milestone with Friday launch

NASA and partners Boeing and the United Launch Alliance (ULA) are gearing up for a crucial milestone moment on Friday: The ‘Orbital Flight Test’ (OFT) of the Boeing Starliner CST-100 Crew Capsule. The capsule,...

Max Q: SpaceX and Rocket Lab launch rockets and X-Wings take flight 0

Max Q: SpaceX and Rocket Lab launch rockets and X-Wings take flight

Sign up here to receive Max Q weekly in your inbox, starting December 15. This week saw a ton of activity in the space industry, with multiple launches, key preparations for commercial crew missions,...

Boeing Starliner crew capsule and Atlas V rocket complete dress rehearsal ahead of test flight 0

Boeing Starliner crew capsule and Atlas V rocket complete dress rehearsal ahead of test flight

Boeing and launch partner United Launch Alliance (ULA) completed a key step today in pursuit of launching U.S. astronauts aboard their commercial spacecraft. The Boeing CST-100 Starliner crew capsule was atop the ULA Atlas...

AI-enabled assistant robot returning to the Space Station with improved emotional intelligence 0

AI-enabled assistant robot returning to the Space Station with improved emotional intelligence

The Crew Interactive Mobile Companion (or CIMON for short) recorded a number of firsts on its initial mission to the International Space Station, which took place last November, including becoming the first ever autonomous...

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