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SpaceX and Boeing in home stretch for Commercial Crew readiness


With just one year to go until the scheduled completion of all uncrewed and crewed test flights for SpaceX and Boeing’s commercial crew transportation services, the NASA Advisory…

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Starliner Space Suit – a modified Boeing Blue version of ACES – revealed


Boeing has revealed the space suit astronauts will wear on missions aboard the Starliner spacecraft. Formerly known as CST-100, the Boeing spacecraft is one of two commercial crew…

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Boeing and NASA prepare for the assembly of the first SLS rocket


Prime contractor Boeing recently discussed the current progress of assembly and production for the first Core Stage elements of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS). With assembly of the…

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Second Starliner at KSC as Boeing outlines progress at Space Tech Expo


As construction on the second CST-100 Starliner for Boeing’s Commercial Crew Transportation initiative continues in the Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility at the Kennedy Space Center, Boeing…

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Boeing and NASA progress through critical CST-100 Starliner milestones


Boeing is making impressive strides on a series of tests and technical verifications for their CST-100 Starliner spacecraft. With Boeing and NASA now working through a Test and Verification Control…

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CST-100 named Starliner; Boeing reveals processing facility at Kennedy


Boeing has officially revealed the name for its CST-100 capsule that will ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station under NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. The capsule, Starliner, will…

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Boeing’s CST-100: Progress to Commercial Crew and funding uncertainties


Boeing has successfully completed numerous critical milestones in the first half of 2015 for their CST-100 capsule and commercial crew launch services plan for NASA as the aerospace company continues on its intricate…

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Boeing’s CST-100 part of NASA’s intertwined forward path


Boeing Vice President John Elbon believes the CST-100 spacecraft is part of an intertwined forward path for NASA, centralized around the International Space Station. Boeing is currently working…

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Boeing outlines technology for crewed Mars missions


With a focus on building the archetypal missions for NASA’s new Space Launch System rocket, the U.S.-based Boeing Corporation has outlined their view of what technologies can be…

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Boeing discusses use of SLS for robust lunar program


As the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket continues development for its debut mission in December 2017, the Boeing company has identified several exploration architectures that would be enabled by…

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OPF-3’s conversion into Boeing’s C3PF to begin on September 10


The removal of work stands in Orbiter Processing Facility -3 (OPF-3) will begin next week, as the former home to Shuttle orbiters is converted into the new processing…

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NASA CCiCAP funding for SpaceX, Boeing and SNC’s crew vehicles


NASA’s Commercial Crew integrated Capability (CCiCap) initiative award winners were announced on Friday, with SpaceX, Boeing and Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) all winning agency money to develop their…

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Boeing’s CST-100 conducts a successful full landing system test


The CST-100 crew transport vehicle successfully conducted its second parachute test this week, safely demonstrating its entire landing system via a 14,000 feet descent on to a dry…

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Boeing outlines new modules/technologies for Near Earth Asteroid missions


As NASA continues the early development phase of its Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, contract companies of the U.S. space agency continue their push for new and innovative…

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Boeing’s CST-100 leases OPF-3 following NASA agreement with Space Florida


One of NASA’s Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) suitors – Boeing and their CST-100 spacecraft – have signed a 15 year lease to utilize Orbiter Processing Facility (OPF-3) at…

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Boeing complete SLS Pathfinder Tank as MAF ET operations end


While the political side of the Space Launch System (SLS) continues to be bogged down by delays and arguments, the engineering side of the vehicle is picking up,…

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Atlas V wins again – Boeing selects launcher for their CST-100 capsule


The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V has once again found itself a new passenger, this time via the selection by Boeing to launch its CST-100 capsule as…

Team Boeing win Ares I Upper Stage contract


NASA have awarded the lucrative Ares I Upper Stage contract to a team led by Boeing to provide manufacturing support for design and construction of the upper stage…

Boeing claim to be NASA’s low risk option for Ares I Upper Stage


Following the announcement of Boeing’s team that will compete for the Ares I Upper Stage contract, Jim Chilton, Boeing’s vice president of Exploration Launch Systems believes their bid…

Boeing pride at Delta IV success


For only the second time a Boeing Delta IV has launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, carrying the Defense Meteorological Satellite (F17) into a near Polar…