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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 Reveals CST-100 Starliner Crew Spacesuit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 30, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has unveiled the spacesuit that the crew of the company’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft will wear during NASA missions to low-orbit destinations, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Wednesday the Boeing Blue spacesuit is designed to protect astronauts during the launch and return to Earth and …

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Weekly Roundup December 12 – December 16, 2016: Impending Moves for Boeing Defense, Mark Sopp & more

December 12 – December 16, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week reminded us that change is always a constant in the government contracting arena as we learned of an impending relocation by a large defense contractor and the …

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Boeing to Move Defense Segment HQ from St. Louis to Washington DC Region

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will shift the headquarters of its $31 billion defense segment from the St. Louis metropolitan region to the Washington, D.C. area effective Jan. 3, 2017 for top executives to gain closer proximity with government customers, a company spokesperson has confirmed to GovCon Wire. Close to a dozen senior executives including Boeing Defense, …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes Tests on Boeing’s CST-100 Launch Abort Engines

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2016 — Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) has completed several hot fire tests on two launch abort engines intended to support the propulsion system of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) CST-100 Starliner service module, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Monday the tests sought to determine the capacity of the …

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Boeing Gets 1st Aerojet Rocketdyne Delivery of Starliner Propulsion Hardware

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 20, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received the first set of propulsion system hardware for the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft from Aerojet Rocketdyne, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Tuesday the delivery includes the low-pressure port and starboard manifold assemblies. The propulsion system will work to provide launch-abort function …

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Boeing Starliner Crew Training System Deploys at NASA Johnson Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 3, 2016 —  Boeing (NYSE: BA) has installed simulation equipment to support training for manned CST-100 Starliner spacecraft missions at NASA‘s Johnson Space Center in Texas, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company designed its Crew Part Task Trainers to help astronauts rehearse various mission aspects onboard the CST-100 crew module in a simulated …

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Boeing Awarded Commercial Crew Rotation Flight Task Order

NASA has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a task order to provide crew rotation services for a planned 2017 mission to the International Space Station under the company’s potential $4.2 billion Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract. The agency said Thursday that Boeing has completed an integrated critical design review of its …

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Craig Cooning Selected to Wash100 List for Leadership with Boeing Space Systems

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 10, 2015 – Craig Cooning, president of the network and space systems division at Boeing, has been elected into this year’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for his role in the group’s contract wins in the past year. The Wash100 is the …

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