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  • Boeing’s Propulsion South Carolina facility holds grand opening, Palmetto Commerce Park
    Boeing’s Propulsion South Carolina facility holds grand opening
    A group of steel drummers from Pye Elementary School added musical entertainment yesterday for the ribbon-cutting of Boeing’s new Propulsion South Carolina facility in Palmetto Commerce Park in North Charleston. The new 225,000-square-foot...
  • No competition for new Air Force One, Boeing gets the deal
    No competition for new Air Force One, Boeing gets the deal
    Boeing reported this morning that they secured a $51 million contract to sustain support for the guidance system for Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles. But that wasn’t the Boeing news most Americans heard. Boeing also inked...
  • Presidential plane
    Boeing to build new Air Force One
    The Boeing 747-8 will be the next presidential transport aircraft known as Air Force One, the U.S. Air Force announced late Jan. 28.The Air Force, which operates Air Force One, said it made the selection after evaluating the Airbus A380, made in...
  • SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveils the company's new manned spacecraft, The Dragon V2
    NASA commercial crew space flight test schedule announced for 2016, 2017
    According to a Monday story in Reuters, NASA and the space agency’s two commercial spaceflight partners, SpaceX and Boeing, have announced a schedule for the first American crewed spaceflights since the space shuttle last flew in 2011....
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    NASA set to announce big plans for future space travel partnerships
    Space travel and science enthusiasts across the world are waiting for some special news today from Houston’s Johnson Space Center as NASA, Boeing and SpaceX will hold a media briefing at 11 a.m. The purpose is to provide the press and media...
  • Navy getting 15 new Boeing EA-18G Growlers
    Navy getting 15 new Boeing-made EA-18G Growlers
    The Department of Defense is making cuts left, right and center, but yesterday they announced the Navy won’t get slighted in their request for more carrier-based, electronic warfare fighter jets. Boeing will supply the Navy with at least 15...
  • Boeing Poseidon aircraft delivered to Indian Navy
    Boeing Poseidon aircraft delivered to Indian Navy
    Built on the airframe of Boeing’s Next-Generation commercial 737, the Indian Navy is now the proud owner of their sixthP-8I delivered this week. Boeing flew their first P-8 in 2009 and the United States Navy put it into service in 2013. The...
  • Boeing not meeting production dates for KC-46A refueling tankers
    Boeing not meeting production dates for KC-46A refueling tankers
    Billed by Boeing as a “mobility game-changer,” the giant defense contractor is struggling to meet the delivery schedule on the KC-46A Pegasus tankers to the United States Air Force. Air Force Lt. General Ellen Pawlikowski, military...
  • Airbus patent for UFO-like plane
    Futuristic Airbus design mimics antigravity UFO
    Airbus has filed a new patent for a UFO-like airplane that looks like something right out of a Sci Fi movie. RT today described the radical Airbus design as a “bagel plane” where passengers sit in a ring. The Financial Times, which was...
  • New North Charleston Boeing 787 Dreamliner flies medical equipment to Africa
    New North Charleston Boeing 787 Dreamliner flies medical equipment to Africa
    Yesterday, a brand-new North Charleston-made Boeing 787 Dreamliner filled with medical equipment made a 16-hour flight to Kenya, Africa, as part of Boeing’s Humanitarian Delivery Flights initiative. This is the first time one of Boeing&rsquo...
  • The Air Force's secret plane lands at Vandenberg
    The Air Force's secret plane lands at Vandenberg
    The preparations being made, at Vandenberg Air Force base, earlier this week pointed to a Tuesday landing of the secretive unmanned space plane. That turned out to be a deception to keep the really landing time as secretive as the mission itself....
  • The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon supply ship is seen as it flies into space
    How to make commercial spaceflight more commercial
    The announcement by NASA that Boeing and SpaceX have made the final cut to provide government-financed, privately operated flights to the International Space Station is a milestone in the development of commercial space flight. It does not mean...
  • Boeing delivers 18th P-8A Poseidon to Navy, ahead of schedule
    Boeing delivers 18th P-8A Poseidon to Navy, ahead of schedule
    This morning, Boeing said they delivered another P-8A Poseidon to the U.S. Navy; once again, ahead of schedule. This is the fifth delivery of a P-8A to the Navy this year and the eighteenth so far.The jet left Boeing Field, alongside Interstate 5...
  • The Air Force secret space plane returns from its 3rd mission
    The Air Force secret space plane returns from its 3rd mission
    From 8 a.m to 5 p.m Vandenberg Air Force base in California will be closed as they prepare for a special visitor. It is not a politician or some high ranking military officer. It is the return of the United States Air Force's secretive...
  • Joint Base Charleston crews to assist with Ebola crisis
    Joint Base Charleston crews to assist with Ebola crisis
    Tuesday, Joint Base Charleston said they will send three of their Reserve crews to West Africa to help with the Ebola crisis. The release was brief but said the Airmen’s trip to the non-specified African country would be brief as well.Crews...