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  • At last, signs of life in space program

     At last, signs of life in space program
    America's manned space program, in suspended animation for three years, was stirring this week. That's promising for the program and the nation — particularly for Florida, the nation's space port. But Congress must make sure it doesn't postpone...
  • U.N. aviation body to mull space safety as space taxis ready for flight

    MONTREAL (Reuters) - The United Nation's civil aviation body, currently wrestling with how to help airlines maintain safety over conflict zones, is taking first steps toward protection for commercial vessels in space. Commercial space travel took a big...
  • Export-Import Bank supporters relieved, worried by 9-month extension

    Export-Import Bank supporters relieved, worried by 9-month extension
    Businesses and other supporters of the Export-Import Bank cheered the nine-month extension given final approval by the Senate on Thursday night, but remain worried about the future of the embattled agency. "Congress has left thousands of small, medium...
  • Boeing succeeds in early wooing of China airline startups

    About 20 startup Chinese airlines are proving a hot battleground for Boeing and Airbus, which see each of the newcomers as the potential Southwest Airlines or Ryanair of China a rapidly growing carrier solidly aligned with just one manufacturer. In the...
  • Air Lease urges Boeing, Airbus caution on raising jetliner output

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The president of Air Lease Corp , a major jetliner leasing company, on Thursday urged Boeing Co and Airbus Group SA to be cautious about further increases in the production rates of jetliners, saying their plans to do so put suppliers...
  • Boeing's 'space taxi' includes seat for a tourist

    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - Boeing Co's proposal to develop a so-called space taxi for NASA astronauts includes a seat for paying tourists to fly to the International Space Station, the company's program manager said on Wednesday, a first for a U.S....
  • Lufthansa pilots to strike in Frankfurt on Tuesday

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lufthansa pilots will hold an eight-hour strike on Tuesday, wiping out long-haul flights from its Frankfurt hub, union Vereinigung Cockpit said on Monday, announcing the fourth strike by the pilots to hit the German airline within...
  • SpaceX, Boeing land NASA contracts to carry astronauts to space

    SpaceX, Boeing land NASA contracts to carry astronauts to space
    In a move that returns the U.S. to manned spaceflight, NASA has awarded Boeing and California-based SpaceX with contracts worth a total of $6.8 billion to launch astronauts into space. The contracts mark a significant shift for the space agency that...
  • Boeing, SpaceX win contracts to build 'space taxis' for NASA

    CAPE CANAVERAL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, ending U.S. dependence on Russia for rides, officials said on...
  • Boeing, SpaceX poised to build 'space taxis' for NASA

    Boeing, SpaceX poised to build 'space taxis' for NASA
    NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, ending U.S. dependence on Russia for rides, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson said on Tuesday. The U.S. space...
  • Over half of Boeing's fighter-jet plant machinists opt for voluntary buyouts

    (Reuters) - More than half of the Boeing Co machinists at its fighter-jet plant in St. Louis, Missouri, have signed up to take voluntary buyouts, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers said on Friday. About 1,300 of the 2,300...