The CST-100 Starliner, Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation vehicle, is scheduled to make its first trip carrying astronauts in 2018. To prepare, employees are testing the spacecraft to the outer limits.
This cover illustration by CHRISTOPHER HANKS was created for a Frontiers magazine issue marking Boeing’s centennial. It has a strong focus on the future and the exciting possibilities for Boeing employees in the company’s second century, from extended space travel to hypersonic transports. It also pays tribute to the employees and innovations of Boeing’s first 100 years, which shaped the world and how we live. Connect with Christopher Hanks on Twitter
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To celebrate Founders Day, The Boeing Company assembled an unprecedented line-up of its commercial airplanes family at Boeing Field in Seattle. From the 707 to the 787 Dreamliner, nine airplanes that brought the world closer together and changed how people fly are captured in this photo.