Boeing's CST-100 spacecraft is one step closer to liftoff after a gauntlet of test firings of its steering jets at White Sands Space Harbor in Las Cruces, N.M.
Boeing and Aerojet Rocketdyne recently completed the tests, which simulated the demanding environment of space. The tests assessed how the thrusters -- which fire with 1,500 pounds of force -- will speed up, slow down and move the spacecraft while carrying NASA astronauts in Earth’s orbit.
Two NASA astronauts conducted flight suit evaluations inside a fully outfitted test version of The Boeing Company's CST-100 spacecraft earlier this week, the first time the world got a glimpse of the crew capsule's interior.
Boeing is desperately trying to get its 787 Dreamliner fleet back into the air and it is now testing the plane's volatile Li-Ion battery system to a rigorous standard that it helped develop itself.
The strict new standard was never employed on the Dreamliner and in retrospect it might have been a good idea to run the tests before it was pressed into service.
Boeing has been flying 20,000 pounds of potatoes around US air space in a bid to improve in-flight Wifi.
Non-lethal missile takes out electronics during successful test.
Insitu, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boeing, announced this month that its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft completed a hydrogen-powered test flight for the first time.
Corporate giants Boeing and Siemens have announced a new agreement between the two companies for a project that will bring smart grid technology to the U.S. Department of Defense.
The Boeing Phantom Ray unmanned airborne system (UAS) recently completed its first flight at Edwards Air Force Base - achieving an altitude of 7,500 feet and reaching a speed of 178 knots.
Advocacy group Free Press is alleging that a Californian company has been helping the Egyptian government inspect the contents of email, Twitter and Facebook messages.
NASA's released images of three commercial aircraft designs that it says could be appearing in the skies by 2025.
Boeing has announced the first installation of an in-flight, wireless high-speed broadband service on a business-class 737 aircraft.
The US Air Force is recruiting 70 Small Unmanned Ground Vehicles (SUGV) to help airmen dispose of lethal explosive ordnance in the field.
Boeing has received the first signals from its Space Based Space Surveillance (SBSS) satellite following its launch on Saturday night from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
Boeing has clinched a lucrative $89 million deal with the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and fly an unmanned aircraft capable of staying aloft for up to five years.
Forget about traveling to another country for vacation! Boeing and Space Adventures have a much more interesting destination in mind for you: the International Space Station (ISS) in low Earth orbit (LEO).
Boeing has unveiled a new hydrogen-powered plane that is not only one of the greenest and most lightweight aircraft the company has ever introduced, it also has the power to stay aloft for 4 days without a pilot.
The sleek X-51A WaveRider managed to achieve a top speed of Mach 5 at an altitude of 70,000 feet during a recent test flight by the US Air Force.
Boeing has completed prelaunch testing for the first of 12 next-generation Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF navigation spacecraft.
Boeing has unveiled its Phantom Ray unmanned flying wing, and says it'll have it in the air by the end of the year.