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NASA Selects Boeing, SpaceX To Build Next-Gen American Spacecraft

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Boeing and SpaceX have been chosen as the companies that that will build vehicles to ferry American astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS) in the years ahead, NASA...

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2014-09-22 12:20:46

CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing today named Michael C. Ford its vice president of Global Diversity and Employee Rights (GDER), effective October 17. Ford will be responsible for enhancing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives and for ensuring compliance with anti-discrimination laws, such as Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws in the United States. "Michael's extensive experience promoting diversity, inclusion and compliance in...

2014-09-20 12:20:15

Order is the largest single Boeing order by number of airplanes from an African carrier CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ethiopian Airlines today announced an order for 20 737 MAX 8s. The order, previously unidentified on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website, is worth more than $2.1 billion at list prices and also includes options and purchase rights for a further 15 737 MAX 8s. The order represents the largest single Boeing order by number of...

2014-09-19 12:21:21

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Directed Energy Weapons Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Weapons that emit high energy and damage a target with minimum collateral damage are called directed energy weapons. This energy can have different categories such as electromagnetic waves (masers, lasers, radio frequency, and microwave), sound in supersonic form, and...

2014-09-17 23:06:28

Electrocube, Southern California design manufacturer of passive electrical components receives Boeing seven-peat for preferred supplier. The company maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from October 1, 2012, to September 30, 2013. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Electrocube today announced that it has received a 2013 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers...

2014-09-17 20:20:14

CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing issued the following statement today following House passage of a continuing resolution that temporarily reauthorizes the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank: "Congress has left thousands of small, medium and large U.S. exporters and their workers in limbo until the middle of next year and this will likely negatively impact U.S. sales to foreign customers. We will continue to press Congress for a multi-year reauthorization of Ex-Im." Contact:...

2014-09-17 12:21:34

CENTENNIAL, Colo. and KENT, Wash., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Launch Alliance (ULA), the nation's premier space launch company, and Blue Origin, LLC, a privately-funded aerospace company owned by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, announced today that they have entered into an agreement to jointly fund development of the new BE-4 rocket engine by Blue Origin. This new collaboration will allow ULA to maintain the heritage, success and reliability of its rocket families - Atlas...

2014-09-17 08:21:05

Leasing company adds six 787-9s and five 737 MAX 9s to portfolio SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and leasing company Avolon have finalized an order for six 787-9 Dreamliners and five additional 737 MAX 9s, valued at more than $2.1 billion at list prices. Avolon announced a commitment to purchase the airplanes during the 2014 Farnborough Airshow in July. This marks Avolon's first order for the super-efficient 787 Dreamliner and will increase the lessor's...

2014-09-17 00:20:12

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the CLIO mission for Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company launched at 8:10 p.m. EDT today from Space Launch Complex-41. "It is an honor to work with Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company and all of our mission partners to launch this very important satellite," said Jim Sponnick, ULA vice president, Atlas and Delta Programs. "Today's launch marks ULA's 11th...

2014-09-16 16:20:31

Low-Profile Architecture Cuts Operational Expenses for Wi-Fi-Equipped Aircraft ANAHEIM, California, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Airline Passenger Experience Association Expo, Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) and Boeing Network and Space Systems (N&SS) today announced that, subject to terms, N&SS and Panasonic will develop a ground breaking broadband electronically steered phased array antenna for commercial airliners. The N&SS and...

2014-09-16 08:21:35

Vietnam Expected to be First Gogo Commercial Airline to Utilize Inmarsat's Global Xpress Ka-band Satellite Technology ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading global aero communications service provider, announced today that it has received a bid award letter from Vietnam Airlines to provide in-flight connectivity services on Vietnam Airlines' fleet of Boeing 787 aircraft and a majority of Vietnam's Airbus A350 aircraft. The aircraft will be...


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