Home » Posts tagged with "Boeing"


Russia superior to US in space technology

Post Pic
The US government’s recent order of Russian rocket engines shows that America has become inferior to Russia in space technology, says an American analyst and former US Army officer. United Launch Alliance (ULA), a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing, said Wednesday it had ordered 20 new RD-180 rocket engines from Russia on top of 29 engines it ordered last year. The Russian engines will... 

NASA turns to Russia after Congress failure

Post Pic
In this NASA handout photo taken during the Gemini 4 mission on June 3, 1965, Ed White became the first American to conduct a spacewalk. NASA says it is signing a $490-million contract with Russia to fund a program that aims to send Americans to space. The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration told American lawmakers in a letter on Wednesday that the move was a result of the Congress failure... 

Boeing, SpaceX win NASA approval for transport project

Post Pic
This handout photo provided September 16, 2014 by the Boeing Company shows an artist’s rendition of the Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 next to the International Space Station (ISS). Boeing and Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, aka SpaceX, have won the US space agency’s approval to undertake the project to transport astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) in the next... 

Brazil ditches Boeing jets, grants $4.5 billion contract to Saab

Post Pic
Brazil has rejected a contract for Boeing’s F/A-18 fighter jets in favor of the Swedish Saab’s JAS 39 Gripens. The unexpected move to reject the US bid comes amid the global scandal over the NSA’s involvement in economic espionage activities. The announcement for the purchase of 36 fighters was made Wednesday by Brazilian Defense Minister Celso Amorim and Air Force Commander Junti Saito. The... 

Iran captures another US drone over Persian Gulf waters

Post Pic
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has captured a US ScanEagle drone over the Persian Gulf waters upon its intrusion into the Iranian airspace. IRGC Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi made the announcement on Tuesday, adding that the Iranian armed forces enjoy full intelligence command over foreign movements in the Persian Gulf region. Referring to the captured ScanEagle drone,... 

American CEOs call the Congress to 'stabilize the debt'

Post Pic
American CEOs call the Congress to ‘stabilize the debt’ Chief executives of more than 80 major US corporations, including Aetna, Goldman Sachs, Macy’s and Boeing are joining forces to pressure Congress to bring down the federal deficit by raising taxes and cutting spending. ­The CEOs call on the policymakers to prepare a fiscal plan that would “stabilize the debt as a share of the... 

NASA to build 2500 mph supersonic passenger jet

Post Pic
Artist’s impression of the new supersonic commercial passenger aircraft which will fly at speeds of 2,500 mph Aircraft enthusiasts are waiting with growing anticipation for the unveiling of plans for a supersonic jet that may be able to fly London to Sydney in just four hours. U.S. builders – helped by the Nasa space agency – will reveal the prototype successors to Concorde at the... 

First Pictures of the Next Generation of Jet Fighters

Post Pic
US Air Force chief scientist Mark Mayberry briefed the AirVenture symposium on the future of electric flight this morning, allowing your blogger the pleasure of one of our favorite games: Spot the funny-looking aircraft on the AFRL briefing slides! Hey, it’s one way to survive death-by-PowerPoint. 1. F-X is the new name for the USAF’s very preliminary programme (see this story) to replace... 
Copyright © 2009 The European Union Times – Breaking News, Latest News. All rights reserved.