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Embattled Boeing is Faced With New Crisis with Iran Plane Crash

As investigators scramble to work out what caused a Boeing 737-800 to crash early Wednesday, the embattled plane maker is grappling with another catastrophe as it continues to reel from its 737 Max crisis. The Ukraine-bound 737-800 crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran’s main international airport, killing all 176 onboard the plane. Early reports from

Starliner Test Flight Passes Launch Readiness Review

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft passed another in a series of final reviews Dec. 17 as it proceeds towards a critical uncrewed test flight. NASA announced the Orbital Flight Test (OFT) mission passed a launch readiness review Dec. 17, five days after a separate flight readiness review. Officials with both Boeing

Report Claims NASA Unnecessarily Favored Boeing Over SpaceX

A report found that NASA paid Boeing almost $300 million above the prices fixed by the Commercial Crew Program (CCP) contract. The money was meant as a compensation for “additional flexibilities” to accelerate the production of the Starliner capsule. The space agency’s inspector general deemed compensation as unnecessary. In its final report on the “Management

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