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

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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Celebration and Reconfiguration Aboard the International Space Station

November 02, 2015 in Space

A tower astronauts will use to board Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 Starliner is rising in the Florida skyline.

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Towering Toward Space

September 04, 2015 in Space

A tower astronauts will use to board Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 Starliner is rising in the Florida skyline.

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The 220-Mile-High Lab

July 02, 2015 in Innovation, Space

Rotating 220 miles (354 km) above Earth is the International Space Station, where Boeing provides a safe environment for more than 200 experiments.

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Stacked Satellites Tested for the Rigors of Space

January 26, 2015 in Space

New product line, new patent: Boeing completes first-ever stack and test of the world’s first all-electric propulsion satellites.

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A Step Closer to Deep Space

January 15, 2015 in Innovation, Space

The International Space Station is a lab like no other. There NASA researches new technologies and methods of maintaining life in space so that astronauts can safely explore Mars and beyond. Boeing is the prime contractor for the ISS.

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