NASA selects astronauts to fly on first crewed Starliner test flight

NASA selects astronauts to fly on first crewed Starliner test flight

Ahead of the first crewed test flight of Boeing’s Starliner, NASA has chosen two astronauts to fly aboard the struggling spacecraft, in a mission that could launch later this year. Friday, NASA announcement that veteran astronauts Suni Williams and Butch Wilmore will fly aboard the Crew Flight Test (CFT), whose launch date will be determined … Read more

Boeing’s Starliner has landed, but questions remain after flawed mission

Boeing's Starliner has landed, but questions remain after flawed mission

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft has landed safely at Space Harbor’s White Sands Missile Range.Photo: NASA/Bill Ingalls Boeing’s Starliner landed successfully on the sandy desert surface of New Mexico yesterday, marking the completion of the spacecraft’s first uncrewed end-to-end test. It was a perfect landing, but the six-day mission was not without its problems. the CST-100 Starliner … Read more

Boeing capsule lands on Earth after space shakedown

Boeing capsule lands on Earth after space shakedown

The Boeing crew taxi returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Wednesday, performing a rehearsal test flight before NASA astronauts boarded. It was a quick comeback: The Starliner capsule parachuted into the New Mexico desert just four hours after leaving the orbiting lab, with airbags attached to cushion the landing. Only one mannequin … Read more

Watch live the departure of the Boeing Starliner from the ISS

Watch live the departure of the Boeing Starliner from the ISS

Starliner during the ISS docking procedure on May 20. Photo: Johnson of NASA Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner was cleared off the International Space Station, setting the stage for the final act of this important end-to-end demonstration of the system. You can watch all the action live here. Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) is rapidly coming to … Read more

Boeing’s docked Starliner capsule faces another crucial test

Boeing's docked Starliner capsule faces another crucial test

The Boeing Starliner approaches the ISS on May 20, 2022. Photo: Johnson of NASA Astronauts aboard the International Space Station prepare the CST-100 Starliner for its return trip, currently scheduled for Wednesday. The historic mission is coming to an end quickly, as Boeing conducted several key tests of its new spacecraft while docked at the … Read more

NASA suspends ISS spacewalks and spacesuit water leaks

NASA suspends ISS spacewalks and spacesuit water leaks

There have been more than 200 spacewalks outside the ISS since its launch in 1998.Picture: Nasa It may be time for NASA to ditch its aging spacesuits from the ISS. The space agency has announced a pause on all spacewalks until it gets a better handle on a persistent and frightening issue that is causing … Read more

Boeing seeks redemption as it readies Starliner for another launch attempt

Boeing seeks redemption as it readies Starliner for another launch attempt

The Boeing CST-100 Starliner is lifted at Space Launch Complex-41 Vertical Integration Facility at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.Photo: NASA/Frank Michaux Hard to believe, but it’s been almost two and a six months since Boeing’s first failed test of its Starliner CST-100 spacecraft. Yeah, it’s been a minute, so here’s a recap of … Read more

Le PDG aurait déploré l’encre rouge résultant de l’accord avec Air Force One alors que Boeing affiche une perte de 1,2 milliard de dollars au premier trimestre

Le PDG aurait déploré l'encre rouge résultant de l'accord avec Air Force One alors que Boeing affiche une perte de 1,2 milliard de dollars au premier trimestre

Boeing a déclaré mercredi avoir perdu 1,2 milliard de dollars au premier trimestre en raison d’importantes dépréciations et de pertes d’argent dans ses activités d’avions civils et de défense. La perte a été plus importante que ce que Wall Street avait prévu, et les revenus trimestriels de la société ont également été inférieurs aux attentes. … Read more