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  • Boeing has more big plans for the Lowcountry
    Boeing has more big plans for the Lowcountry
    Still a giant in Seattle, Boeing, now Chicago-based, has announced its latest plans for the greater Charleston, South Carolina, area, and locals are welcoming the news. The company’s latest expansion will be adding 300-400 new jobs in the...
  • Boeing CST-100
    Boeing to take space tourists on its CST-100 spacecraft to the ISS
    According to a Thursday story in Investment Business Daily, Boeing, whose CST-100 spacecraft was one of the two winners of NASA’s commercial crew competition, will reserve one seat per flight for a paying tourist. For a price comparable to...
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    NASA contracts with Boeing and SpaceX to shuttle future astronauts
    On Tuesday, Boeing, an environmentally progressive company, was awarded a $4.2 billion contract to participate in NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS), which involves building the world’s largest passenger rocket for deep space exploration...
  • NASA awards contracts to Boeing and SpaceX
    NASA awards contracts to Boeing and SpaceX
    In the 3+ plus years since NASA retired the space shuttles they have relied on Russia's Soyuz to transport our Astronauts to the ISS (international space station). That dependence may soon becoming to an end as NASA awarded contracts to both...
  • SpaceX's Dragon module
    NASA enlists Boeing and SpaceX for 'space taxis'
    NASA announced via press conference today that Boeing and SpaceX will be contracted in joint partnership with the U.S. space agency to operate manned flights to the International Space Station. The flights, as part of the Commercial Crew...
  • SpaceX Dragon docked to the ISS
    NASA awards commercial crew contracts to Boeing and SpaceX
    NASA announced on Tuesday that the Boeing CST-100 and the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft have been selected as the commercial crew vehicles to take astronauts to and from the International Space Station starting in 2017, according to ABC News. The award...
  • Fun aloft: The airlines' 'Great Lounge War'
    Fun aloft: The airlines' 'Great Lounge War'
    Business was booming and airline traffic forecasts looked rosy in the mid-60s when the carriers ordered their first jumbo jets. But when the twin-aisle Boeing 747s and McDonnell Douglas DC-10s rolled off the production lines in the early 70s, a...
  • Army’s newest laser cannon is Boeing-built
    Army’s newest laser cannon is Boeing-built
    Not Raytheon, not BAE Systems, not SPAWAR, its Boeing that has built a laser cannon for the Army and it looks to be a promising addition to the Soldiers’ arsenal. The High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD) is a truck-mounted laser...
  •  Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems Dream Chaser prototype
    As NASA's commercial crew decision draws nigh, confusion and angst still abide
    A Sunday story on NBC News reports that NASA is drawing nigh to the final selection of two commercially run, government financed spacecraft that will take human astronauts to and from the International Space Station. In the running are the Dragon...
  • Futuristic helicopter
    Army taps firms to build futuristic helicopters
    Bell Helicopter and a Sikorsky-Boeing team have won contracts to build experimental helicopters for the U.S. Army, the three aerospace companies said Aug. 12.Under the Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR TD) program, Bell will assemble a...
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    Boeing teaming up with South African Airways to make jet fuel out of tobacco
    The quest to develop alternatives to jet fuel isn’t exactly a new thing, and now there’s a new effort to create a fuel that aims to both reduce pollution and help one country’s economy at the same time.It was announced on...
  • First remains from MH17 arrive in the Netherlands
    First MH17 victims arrive in the Netherlands
    The first Dutch victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 were repatriatedWednesday at Eindhoven airbase in a touching ceremony attended by next of kin and dignitaries just six days after the horrific crash which claimed the lives of 298 people on...
  • Malaysian authorities retrieve both MH17 data recorders
    Malaysian authorities retrieve MH17 black boxes
    The cockpit voice and flight data recorders from Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 are in the hands of a Malaysian delegation after they were stolen from the crash site of the Boeing 777-200 jetliner, Kyiv Post editor Christopher Miller said via...
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    Boeing working on much better connectivity in their airplanes
    The aerosospace giant Boeing continues to advance its suite of connectivity offerings for customers, signing a contract with General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems to produce a new radome, the Boeing Tri-band. The radome will support Ku...
  • Artist's Rendition of Space Launch System Launch
    Full production of NASA's heavy lift Space Launch System to begin
    According to a Wednesday story in the Los Angeles Times, NASA’s next generation heavy lift rocket, dubbed the Space Launch System, has passed a critical design review. Hence the space agency has awarded Boeing a $2.8 billion contract to...