Boeing

A Legacy of Innovation

Throughout the last 50 years, Boeing and its heritage companies have been integral in every major endeavor to escape Earth’s gravity. From the first Mercury capsule, to the current International Space Station, and beyond to the Space Launch System, Boeing has and will take humans and technology farther than they’ve ever been. 

Space  Features

Major Move for U.S. Return to Human Space Flight

May 11, 2016 in Space

CST-100 Starliner Test Article domes mated into full capsule for first time at Kennedy Space Center.

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Training on the Ground, Looking to the Stars

April 27, 2016 in Space, Defense

NASA astronauts try out a new generation of training simulators for Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner capsule.

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Boeing's Foremost Hypersonics Expert Feels the Need for Speed

April 25, 2016 in Technology, Space

Boeing's foremost hypersonics expert wants to build a space plane.

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Spaced Out: Boeing’s Airplanes Lend a Wing to U.S. Space Programs

April 14, 2016 in Space, Defense

A ride on a modified Boeing 727 lets passengers experience the weightlessness of space travel.

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Genes in Space: 17-Year-Old Winner's Experiment Sent to ISS

April 13, 2016 in Space

17-year-old Anna-Sophia Boguraev won the inaugural Genes in Space competition in 2015.

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The Mercury 6

February 03, 2016 in Space

Meet six of the Project Mercury engineers from McDonnell Aircraft who helped design and develop the capsule that first carried U.S. astronauts into space in the 1960s, setting the course for landing on the moon.

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Space Powered by Solar Cells

December 10, 2015 in Innovation, Space

With 300 missions and counting, solar cells propel us to places like the moon and Mars. The next stop? Jupiter.

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