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

Spacecraft Team is Dancing with the Stars

October 18, 2016 in Space

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.


Cosmic Connection

August 31, 2016 in Space, Technology

See how Boeing's CST-100 Starliner will dock with the International Space Station.


Working on Sunshine: Spectrolab Producing Some Far-out Solar Cells

June 15, 2016 in Space, Technology

Boeing subsidiary Spectrolab has provided electric power to more than 600 satellites and delivered more than 4 million solar cells for communications, science and defense needs.


In the High Desert of New Mexico, Technology Moves at Light Speed

June 01, 2016 in Defense, Space

At the Starfire Optical Range in Albuquerque, Boeing and the U.S. Air Force are jointly experimenting with lasers to better monitor man-made objects in orbit, much of it space debris.


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.


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.


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.