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Leanne Caret, President & CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, Receives Fourth Consecutive Wash100 Award

Leanne Caret and Jim Garrettson

Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS), accepted her fourth consecutive Wash100 Award from Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic on Monday. Caret received her fourth Wash100 Award for her continued leadership in the development of Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, winning major defense contracts for the company and accelerating influential aerospace technology

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Boeing’s ‘Rosie the Astronaut’ to Fly Aboard Starliner’s First Orbital Test Flight; Leanne Caret Quoted

Boeing has named the test dummy that will ride aboard the company’s CST-100 Starliner crew capsule as part of the spacecraft’s maiden orbital flight test, Florida Today reported Thursday. The mannequin “Rosie the Astronaut” was named after “Rosie the Riveter,” a World War II icon that represented female assembly line workers who helped produce weapons and other equipment during the war.

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Report: Execs Say Boeing, SpaceX Crew Vehicles Can Meet NASA Safety Thresholds

Boeing and SpaceX executives have said they believe their commercial space vehicles can meet NASA’s “loss-of-crew” requirement and other safety thresholds, SpaceNews reported Wednesday. John Mulholland, a vice president and program manager for the commercial crew program at Boeing, said the company has been evaluating the loss-of-mission, ascent-and-entry and loss-of-crew requirements …

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