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Reports: Boeing Reorganizes Defense Business With 2 New Divisions

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will set up two new divisions focused on missile and weapon systems and commercial derivatives aircraft within its defense, space and security business in a move that takes effect Monday, April 2, Defense One reported Thursday. The reorganization seeks to “refine our structure around our core markets, …

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Boeing Australia Develops VR Training Platform for Starliner Spacecraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 27, 2017 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) business in Australia has utilized virtual reality and simulation technology to build a training platform for NASA‘s future CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the trainer is part of its space research and development efforts outside the U.S. and …

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Boeing to Conduct Starliner Flight Test Program for NASA Beginning June 2018

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is scheduled to conduct next year an uncrewed test flight of its CST-100 Starliner space vehicle in June followed by a manned test flight two months later under the company’s Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Space News reported …

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Boeing, SpaceX Secure Additional Crewed Missions Under NASA’s Commercial Space Transport Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and SpaceX have secured four additional missions each to transport astronauts to and from the International Space Station as part of NASA‘s Commercial Crew Program. NASA said Wednesday that Boeing and SpaceX each have six orders for crewed missions now under the companies’ respective Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contracts with the space agency. …

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October 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Plummets 1%, Earnings & Inflation Worries Loom Over Markets

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index plunged 1 percent Tuesday to post its worst one-day performance in two months with all 30 companies in red at the close as U.S. financial markets entered sell-off mode on investor worries over dim third quarter corporate earnings and the fast pace of inflation. Six of the GovCon Index’s …

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NASA Astronauts Test Boeing Training Simulators for Starliner Spacecraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 6, 2016 — NASA astronauts visited Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) St. Louis facility in Missouri to train on launch, flight and return operations for the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft using cloud-based, touchscreen simulators, Executive Gov reported Thursday. The space agency said April 27 two commercial crew astronauts tested the part-task trainers …

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NASA Astronauts Test Boeing-Built CST-100 Training Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 11, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) let NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Eric Boe do a trial run of the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft using company-built training devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Boeing said Thursday these devices are equipped with CST-100’s switches and display panels to prepare the spacecraft’s four crewmen …

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NASA Awards Boeing’s 2nd Task Order for ISS Crew Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 22, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will proceed with work under NASA‘s Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract with the award of a second task order following design and developmental milestones for the CST-100 Starliner,  ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NASA said Saturday the company will work to prepare for potential …

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United Launch Alliance Names John Keenan CIO, John Neary CFO; Tory Bruno Comments

John Keenan, formerly group executive for global information technology infrastructure and operations at Newmont Mining, has been named chief information officer of United Launch Alliance as part of the company’s executive reorganization. Tory Bruno, president and CEO of ULA, said Tuesday the move aims to help the Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) …

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