NASA authorizes post certification mission under Commercial Crew contract
HOUSTON, May 27, 2015 – NASA issued a task order as part of Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] $4.2 billion Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) contract recently to include the company’s first-ever service flight to the International Space Station. The award marks the first time in human spaceflight history NASA has contracted with a commercial company for a human spaceflight mission.
Dewey Houck appointed first chief data analytics officer for Defense, Space & Security
ST. LOUIS, May 27, 2015 – As part of a focus on increasing its global competitiveness, Boeing Defense, Space & Security is creating a new data analytics organization to provide customers with new and advanced offerings for leveraging information technologies across its products and services.
SAN ANTONIO, May 20, 2015 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] recently completed maintenance on a U.S. Air Force E-4B advanced airborne command post earlier than planned, enabling the Air Force to quickly return the vital aircraft to operational service.
SEATTLE, May 18, 2015 – Initial operating capability (IOC) of the modernized French Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) fleet has been achieved with Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] delivery of the second of four upgraded aircraft and completion of the operational tests and evaluations. The upgrade is part of a Foreign Military Sale between the French Defense Procurement and Technology Agency (Direction générale de l'armement – DGA) and the U.S. government.