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Boeing reveals “the biggest breakthrough in biofuels ever”

Posted in Science on 30th Jan, 2014 11:51 PM
by AlexMuller
They found that there is a class of plants that can grow in deserts on salt water and has superb biomass potential.

NASA chooses Boeing & SpaceX to transport human crew on space missions

Posted in Hardware on 17th Sep, 2014 07:32 PM
by AlexMuller
New contracts worth $6.8 billion for Boeing and SpaceX to build spacecrafts, rockets, and the like for NASA’s commercial crew program.

Sierra Nevada Protest Halts Production Of SpaceX And Boeing Space Taxis

Posted in Science on 9th Oct, 2014 12:14 AM
by AlexMuller
The Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) isn’t going down without a fight; and it looks like they’re taking their competitors down with them.

American independence in space by 2017

Posted in Business on 13th Jan, 2015 12:40 AM
by AlexMuller
The awarding of NASA's most recent Commercial Crew Program contract will see an end to America's reliance on the Russian Soyuz spacecraft.

SpaceX and Boeing should fly manned crews to the space station starting in 2017

Posted in Hardware on 29th Jan, 2015 01:49 AM
by AlexMuller
Spacecraft testing and increasingly complex flights will pave the way for missions during the next few years to the International Space Station.

NASA is making parking spots on the space station for commercial space taxis

Posted in Hardware on 20th Feb, 2015 06:30 PM
by AlexMuller
The International Space Station is getting a makeover starting this week.

Boeing is NASA's first pick for manned ISS flights

Posted in Science on 29th May, 2015 12:02 AM
by AlexMuller
NASA is bringing human spaceflight back to the US. The agency has ordered its first crew mission from Boeing, which will involve ferrying astronauts to the Space Station.

NASA Signs $490 Million Contract With Russia to carry US astronauts to the International Space Station

Posted in Science on 6th Aug, 2015 03:01 PM
by AlexMuller
The US has been dependent on Russia for ISS access since it ended its space shuttle program in 2012.

US Military Awards New Contracts for XS-1 Space Plane

Posted in Business on 8th Aug, 2015 09:31 PM
by AlexMuller
DARPA aims to build a reusable vehicle to provide 'quick, affordable and routine' access to space, which it says is ' critical for both national and economic security'.

World's first all-electric propulsion satellite goes on line

Posted in Hardware on 14th Sep, 2015 09:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Boeing says that the technology is based on 210,000 hours of ion propulsion flight experience and is 10 times more efficient than liquid-fueled rockets.

Quietly, the new space race between SpaceX and Boeing burns hot

Posted in Business on 11th Nov, 2015 07:00 PM
by AlexMuller
Whichever company flies astronauts first in 2017 gains serious bragging rights.

SpaceX will fly astronauts to the space station in 2017

Posted in Science on 21st Nov, 2015 09:44 PM
by AlexMuller
Boeing, another company that aspires to carry astronauts to and from the space station, received a similar order in May. No word on who will go first.

Boeing Gets a Second Order to Ferry Astronauts to the ISS

Posted in Business on 20th Dec, 2015 06:48 PM
by AlexMuller
In its ongoing effort to bring America back into crewed spaceflight, NASA has announced that Boeing has received a second commercial crew order to ferry astronauts to the ISS.

Boeing on the track to make satellite launches cheaper than ever

Posted in Hardware on 27th Feb, 2016 03:14 PM
by AlexMuller
A cost-effective configuration with SpaceX reusable rockets will make satellite launching cheaper than ever.

Boeing Announces Plan to Go Head-to-Head Against Elon Musk

Posted in Hardware on 27th Nov, 2016 10:06 AM
by AlexMuller
Musk has set a 2018 deadline for an unmanned mission to Mars, and 2025 for its manned mission.

SpaceX and Boeing are both on track for 2018 manned flights

Posted in Hardware on 8th Aug, 2017 04:07 PM
by Alex Muller
A July 20 report released by NASA shows that SpaceX is still targeting an unmanned test flight in February 2018 and a crewed flight in June 2018.

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