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Boeing is an American company that is an aerospace and defense manufacturer that provides aircraft, rotocraft, rockets, and satellite products.

Boeing is an American company that is an aerospace and defense manufacturer that provides aircraft, rotocraft, rockets, and satellite products. The company was founded in 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


Due to the pandemic outbreak of the novel COVID-19, coronavirus, personal protective equipment has increased in demand due to shortages in healthcare environments. Boeing has designed and is manufacturing reusable face shields to protect healthcare providers. They are utilizing 3-D printing facilities in the United States to produce face shields. They are also working towards making a Dreamlifter, which is an air-cargo transporter used to carry emergency supplies to healthcare professionals.


April 30, 2021
Boeing launches $10 million emergency assistance package to support India's COVID-19 response
April 28, 2021
Boeing says that it lost $561 million in the first three months of the year as it emerged from its prolonged 737 Max crisis and contended with new problems related to the 787 Dreamliner jet.
April 2020
Boeing says it plans to cut 10 per cent of its global staff of 160,000 employees.

March 17, 2020
Boeing shares plunge 22% to six-year low on S&P downgrade
October 14, 2019
Southwest pilots say 737 MAX return may be delayed beyond Boeing's fourth quarter goal
June 17, 2019
Korean Air committed to buying 20 ofBoeing's 787 Dreamliners, worth $6.3 billion at list prices.
March 2019
Boeing announces more than $8 billion in costs tied to the crashes and a decline in stock price by about 15%.
David Carbon, the vice president for 787 operations at Boeing South Carolina departs.



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Richard Speed
October 11, 2021
'Oxidizer and moisture interactions' blamed for iffy spaceship valves
Richard Speed
October 7, 2021
All change on 2022 ride to the ISS
September 28, 2021
Boeing showcased efforts to boost efficiency in its aircraft on Monday, a week after rival Airbus staged a similar conference, as global aviation faces growing political pressure to cut emissions and demands by environmental groups for curbs to air travel.
August 23, 2021
Plane maker's investment comes as its own space program faces hurdles
August 18, 2021
Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, has announced its participation in this year's Boeing ecoDemonstrator programme. The global initiative, which aims to enhance the sustainability and safety of air travel by testing the world's most promising technologies, has commenced the first flight trials for important new components of Inmarsat's Iris air traffic modernisation solution. Powered by the Inmarsat ELERA global satellite network, Iris enables real...
Marcia Dunn
August 14, 2021
Boeing's astronaut capsule is grounded for months and possibly even until next year because of a vexing valve problem.
August 13, 2021
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Boeing's astronaut capsule is grounded for months and possibly even until next year because of a vexing valve problem. Boeing and NASA officials said Friday that the Starliner capsule will be removed from the top of its rocket and returned to its Kennedy Space Center hangar for more extensive repairs.
Kenneth Chang
August 13, 2021
Problems with the capsule's propulsion system require more troubleshooting, a setback for a program to carry NASA astronauts to the space station.
MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer
August 13, 2021
ABC News
Boeing's astronaut capsule is grounded for months and possibly even until next year because of a vexing valve problem
August 4, 2021
Sky News
An unexpected valve problem discovered after an electrical storm has added a new delay to Boeing's embattled efforts to launch astronauts to the International Space Station.
Devin Coldewey
August 4, 2021
Boeing's Starliner capsule is leaving the launchpad after a series of delays that prevented takeoff over the last few days. NASA and the beleaguered aerospace giant will take "whatever time is necessary" to find and fix the issue, but it's beginning to feel like this long-in-development spacecraft may never make it to the ISS. This [...]
Jackie Wattles, CNN Business
August 4, 2021
The long-awaited test flight of Boeing's Starliner, which is designed to carry astronauts and compete with SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft, is once again delayed. It's just one more setback in a series of them for a trial that NASA and Boeing desperately want to go off without any major issues like the ones they had during their first launch attempt, back in December 2019.
By Paul Rincon
August 3, 2021
BBC News
Starliner is one of two vehicles designed to transport astronauts to and from the space station.
Science X staff
August 3, 2021
Boeing said Tuesday it was delaying an uncrewed flight of its Starliner capsule to the International Space Station (ISS), pushing back a key test it last attempted in 2019.
Kenneth Chang
August 3, 2021
After a flawed trip to orbit in 2019, the company is taking another crack at an uncrewed test flight of its spacecraft for NASA astronauts.
Eric Berger
August 3, 2021
Ars Technica
Starliner to attempt second flight test beginning Tuesday afternoon.
Amanda Kooser
August 2, 2021
A technical issue delayed Boeing's second attempt to reach the ISS, but now it's ready to fly. Here's how to catch the launch live on Tuesday.
Jackie Wattles, CNN Business
August 2, 2021
Boeing is slated to launch its long-anticipated Starliner spacecraft -- which is built to carry NASA astronauts -- on an uncrewed test flight to the International Space Station, a follow-up to the company's botched first attempt 18 months ago, tomorrow. It will be a decisive moment for Boeing and NASA, as the traditional aerospace giant seeks to join SpaceX in ferrying people to the station.
Neel V. Patel
July 31, 2021
MIT Technology Review
Reeling from a failed December 2019 test flight, Boeing is pinning its commercial space ambitions on a do-over.
Mike Wall
July 29, 2021
The CST-100 Starliner capsule and its Atlas V rocket rolled out to their pad at Florida's Cape Canaveral Space Force Station this morning (July 29) ahead of their planned Friday liftoff.


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