Boeing tries to catch up to SpaceX after plenty of drama

Boeing tries to catch up to SpaceX after plenty of drama

New York CNN Business — Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company, a primary US defense contractor, and a titan of a global aviation duopoly. A few years ago, the idea that it would dominate commercial space was a given, and companies like SpaceX, a relatively young business relying on a strategy of moving fast … Read more

Boeing clashes with key supplier ahead of Starliner spacecraft launch

Boeing clashes with key supplier ahead of Starliner spacecraft launch

CNN Business — Boeing Co. is feuding with Aerojet Rocketdyne, a key supplier for its Starliner spacecraft, as the US aerospace giant races to test launch the uncrewed astronaut capsule and mend its reputation in the space sector, people familiar with the matter said. The CST-100 Starliner is scheduled for a May 19 Florida launch … Read more

Incredibly crisp image of a nearby galaxy captured by NASA’s new James Webb Space Telescope

Two images of the Large Magellanic Cloud captured by Spitzer (left) and Webb (right).  The Webb image not only shows the foreground stars in sharp detail but also more subtle details such as wispy clouds of interstellar gas and hundreds of background stars and galaxies

Incredibly crisp image of a nearby galaxy captured by NASA’s new $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope demonstrates huge leap in space photography NASA shared side-by-side images captured by its Webb and Spitzer telescopes Both show the Large Magellanic Cloud – a galaxy that orbits the Milky Way But the Webb image captures the foreground … Read more

Incredible Image Has Us So Excited For What The James Webb Space Telescope Can Do

Incredible Image Has Us So Excited For What The James Webb Space Telescope Can Do

All four science instruments on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope have achieved “perfect alignment” in advance of the telescope’s official debut this summer, project officials said in a news teleconference on Monday (May 9). “I’m delighted to report that the telescope alignment has been completed with performance even better than we had anticipated,” Michael McElwain, … Read more