July 2009
Volume 08, Issue 03
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The strong, 'Silent' type

Boeing in March unveiled the F-15 Silent Eagle, specifically designed to meet customer needs for an aircraft with an increased measure of radar-evading capability without the trade-offs of reduced range and heavy payloads.


The strong, 'Silent' type Aaron Allmon/U.S. AIR FORCE

Out of this world

For Boeing Mission Control Center employees who design, build and test satellites, the launch is just the beginning. Then comes the critical work of satellite operations.


Out of this world JIM SANTONI/BOEING

A walk to remember

Two Boeing engineers - then a new engineering school graduate and a teenager with lofty aspirations - share the challenges and excitement of launching the Apollo 11 mission that put man on the moon 40 years ago this summer.


A walk to rememberNASA

Picture perfect

Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the Boeing engineering effort that helped ensure success of the recent Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission by the crew of the Space Shuttle Atlantis. The complex assignment required painstaking planning, packing and installation of equipment that will allow the telescope to keep delivering stunning imagery of the cosmos through at least 2014.


Picture perfect NASA

Small aircraft, big market

Worldwide demand for unmanned aircraft systems, such as ScanEagle from Insitu, continues to grow exponentially. This package of articles examines the role of Boeing, which acquired Insitu last year, and the people who build these aircraft and support the customers that use them.


Small aircraft, big market ed turner/Boeing