Teams at Stennis Space Center prepare for core stage hot-fire testing ahead of Artemis I lunar mission
NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 8, 2020 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today delivered the core stage of NASA’s first Space Launch System (SLS) deep space exploration rocket, moving it out of the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans to the agency’s Pegasus barge.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 26, 2019 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has developed a new variant of its 702 satellite for the U.S. Air Force’s Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) constellation, one that offers both greater bandwidth efficiency and signal power than previous satellites in the fleet.
Nearly 50 Foreign Military Sales orders valued at more than $560 million
MESA, Ariz., Dec. 19, 2019 – Boeing [NYSE:BA] and the U.S. Army have finalized orders from three nations to provide their armed forces with the new, more capable AH-64E Apache model. The contracts are for the remanufacture of 47 existing AH-64D Apaches. The total combined value of the orders is more than $560 million.
Two satellite payloads will provide internet access to underserved regions
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2019 — A Boeing [NYSE: BA]-built satellite called JCSAT-18/Kacific1 will provide affordable internet access and other communications services to underserved parts of Asia and the Pacific islands.
Upgrade reduces configuration types to streamline maintenance and repairs
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 10, 2019 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. [NYSE: TXT] company, have delivered the first modified MV-22 Osprey to the United States Marine Corps for improved readiness and reliability of the tiltrotor fleet.
Spacecraft being prepared for uncrewed flight test to International Space Station
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Nov. 21, 2019 — Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] new CST-100 Starliner is now connected to the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket that will launch the spacecraft on its first flight test to the International Space Station. Liftoff from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station is targeted for Dec. 17.
ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 18, 2019 – In response to the Nov. 14 Office of the Inspector General report titled “NASA’s Management of Crew Transportation to the International Space Station,” Boeing today issued the following statement:
SEATTLE, Nov. 4, 2019 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] last week delivered the first of nine P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) to the United Kingdom Royal Air Force (RAF). The United Kingdom is acquiring the multi-mission aircraft through the Foreign Military Sales process with the U.S. Navy. The P-8A Poseidon replaces the U.K.’s retired Nimrod aircraft.
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Nov. 6, 2019 – Boeing will host a conference call with media at 1:30 PM ET on Thursday, Nov. 7 to address preliminary results of the Nov. 4 Starliner pad abort test. Boeing Commercial Crew Vice President and Program Manager John Mulholland and NASA Commercial Crew Program Manager Kathy Lueders will participate.
Simplified approach increases opportunities for success by 2024
HOUSTON, Nov. 5, 2019 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today submitted a proposal to NASA for an integrated Human Lander System (HLS) designed to safely take astronauts to the surface of the moon and return them to lunar orbit as part of the Artemis space exploration program.
Crew escape system test is critical milestone ahead of first crewed launch
WHITE SANDS, N.M., Nov. 4, 2019 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] today cleared a crucial test on the way to returning the United States to human spaceflight launch capabilities by completing a successful pad abort test of the CST-100 Starliner.