List/Grid Tag Archives: Boeing

John Vickers: NASA Tests Boeing-Made Composite Rocket Cryotank

John Vickers: NASA Tests Boeing-Made Composite Rocket Cryotank

NASA engineers have assessed a Boeing-built cryogenic fuel tank in a series of tests that simulated the physical stresses a rocket experiences during launch. Testing on the 5.5-meter composite cryotank… Read more »

Scott Smith: Iridium, Boeing, L-3 Finish Work on NEXT Satellite Control Infrastructure

Scott Smith: Iridium, Boeing, L-3 Finish Work on NEXT Satellite Control Infrastructure

Iridium Communications worked with Boeing and L-3 Communications to build the system control segment for Iridium’s NEXT satellite and a facility for managing after-launch and early-orbit satellite operations. The NEXT… Read more »

John Shannon: Boeing Eyes 2016 Delivery of NASA ISS Docking System

John Shannon: Boeing Eyes 2016 Delivery of NASA ISS Docking System

Boeing will move forward on its work to build a fresh docking system for the International Space Station following completion of the technology’s critical design review. The company will design the NASA… Read more »

Kathy Lueders: NASA, Partners Discuss Progress on Commercial Space Vehicles

Kathy Lueders: NASA, Partners Discuss Progress on Commercial Space Vehicles

Four contractors met with NASA throughout July to discuss updates on space capsules they are developing under a second round of the agency’s Commercial Crew Development competition. NASA said Thursday… Read more »

Boeing Wraps Up CST-100 Design, Risk Evaluations

Boeing Wraps Up CST-100 Design, Risk Evaluations

Boeing has evaluated the safety features of a commercial spacecraft the company is building for NASA‘s human flight missions into low-Earth orbit. The company said Thursday it conducted the CST-100… Read more »

Air Force Used Cobham In-Flight Refueling Tool for South Sudan Rescue Mission

Air Force Used Cobham In-Flight Refueling Tool for South Sudan Rescue Mission

Cobham’s air-to-air refueling system has worked to facilitate in-flight refueling for three Bell-Boeing CV-22 Osprey aircraft of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command under attack during a rescue mission… Read more »

John Rader: Boeing Gets FAA Approval for Tactical Surveillance Aircraft

John Rader: Boeing Gets FAA Approval for Tactical Surveillance Aircraft

Boeing has obtained a certification from the Federal Aviation Administration for the company’s reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft. The company is now allowed to deliver the Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System Risk… Read more »

Terry Lorier: Aerojet Rocketdyne Puts CST-100 Propulsion Tech Through Launch Abort, Hot Fire Tests

Terry Lorier: Aerojet Rocketdyne Puts CST-100 Propulsion Tech Through Launch Abort, Hot Fire Tests

  Aerojet Rocketdyne has finished work on a service module propulsion system for a human spaceflight program that Boeing holds a contract with NASA for. Aerojet Rocketdyne built the service module… Read more »

Boeing’s 7th GPS IIF Satellite Transmits Signal from Space; Craig Cooning Comments

Boeing’s 7th GPS IIF Satellite Transmits Signal from Space; Craig Cooning Comments

A Boeing-built GPS satellite has transmitted the first signals from space following the spacecraft’s launch on Friday. GPS IIF-7 took off aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral… Read more »

Jim Mitchell: Boeing to Deliver Inmarsat Satcom Offering to a Federal Customer

Jim Mitchell: Boeing to Deliver Inmarsat Satcom Offering to a Federal Customer

Boeing will partner with broadband service company ViaSat to deliver a Ka-band satellite bandwidth offering to a U.S. government organization. The companies will provide the agency with military communications bandwidth… Read more »

UTC Aerospace Systems wins Boeing C-17 Globemaster III MRO Landing Gear Contract

UTC Aerospace Systems wins Boeing C-17 Globemaster III MRO Landing Gear Contract

UTC Aerospace Systems today announced it has been selected by Boeing to continue providing landing gear systems and maintenance services to the U.S. Air Force fleet of C-17 Globemaster III… Read more »

Denmark Receives Bids From Lockheed, Boeing and Airbus for Fighter Jet Tender

Denmark Receives Bids From Lockheed, Boeing and Airbus for Fighter Jet Tender

Lockheed Martin, Boeing and Airbus are bidding on a tender offer worth an estimated $5.5 billion to provide Denmark’s military with as many as 30 fighter jets, Reuters reported Monday. Teis… Read more »

Boeing, Bombardier Develop Maritime Surveillance Aircraft; Bob Schoeffling Comments

Boeing, Bombardier Develop Maritime Surveillance Aircraft; Bob Schoeffling Comments

Boeing has partnered with Bombardier to develop a new maritime surveillance aircraft that combines Boeing’s P-8 sensors and mission systems and Bombardier’s Challenger 605 flight features, DoD Buzz reported Monday. Kris Osborn reports the… Read more »

Boeing Inks Collaboration Deal With Africa-Based Paramount Group; Chris Chadwick Comments

Boeing Inks Collaboration Deal With Africa-Based Paramount Group; Chris Chadwick Comments

Boeing will collaborate with Africa’s Paramount Group in developing defense and security products for the international market as part of an agreement signed by both companies at the Farnborough Airshow. The companies said Tuesday they… Read more »

Chris Chadwick: Boeing-Saab Team to Design a Bespoke Trainer for Air Force T-X Competition

Chris Chadwick: Boeing-Saab Team to Design a Bespoke Trainer for Air Force T-X Competition

An industry team comprising of Boeing and Saab plans to build a customized military training aircraft in pursuit of the Air Force‘s T-X contract, Defense News reported Sunday. Aaron Mehta… Read more »

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