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Boeing and NASA have again postponed the launch of the Starliner spacecraft

The first flight of the Starliner spacecraft with a crew to the International Space Station, which was supposed to take place on July 21, has been postponed. This was announced by representatives of NASA and the Boeing company, writes The New York Times. The decision came after engineers discovered two ... Read more

Boeing will build a demonstrator of the next-generation aircraft for NASA

Boeing received the order for the construction of the Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) aircraft demonstrator from NASA. It is a new passenger aircraft configuration that is expected to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by 30% compared to the most efficient aircraft of today. Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) is a ... Read more

Boeing does not expect to deliver aircraft to Russia until 2041

Boeing published a long-term forecast for the sale of passenger aircraft on the global market. The company does not expect any aircraft deliveries to Russia until 2041. In last year’s forecast, it was assumed that air carriers from the Russian Federation would purchase 1,500 new aircraft by 2040. As Boeing ... Read more

Virgin Galactic plans to make 400 flights a year and is buying two motherships

Virgin Galactic has announced an agreement with Boeing-owned Aurora Flight Sciences to develop and manufacture two next-generation motherships. The motherships are supposed to take the Virgin Galactic spacecraft to an altitude of 15 km, where they will turn on the rocket engines and take off above 90 km. Richard Branson’s ... Read more

The Boeing CST-100 Starliner is heading to the ISS, but not without problems

The long-suffering Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, which has been tested for more than 2 years, was launched on May 19, 2022, in the second unmanned test flight to the ISS. But things are not going well with the ship again. Boeing Orbital Flight Test 2 (Boe-OFT 2) was launched from ... Read more