Boeing faces huge test with Friday's launch of Starliner to ISS

Business Dec 20, 2019

Boeing faces huge test with Friday's launch of Starliner to ISS

NASA's effort to resume flying American astronauts on American spacecraft — something that hasn't happened since the Space Shuttle program ended in 2011 — faces a major test this weekend. Over the past decade, a lot of attention has been paid to billionaire space entrepreneurs ...

SpaceX's Mars rocket prototype rattles nearby residents in Texas test flight

Business Aug 29, 2019

SpaceX's Mars rocket prototype rattles nearby residents in Texas test flight

SpaceX test-launched an early prototype of the company's Mars rocket on Tuesday, unnerving residents near the Texas site and clearing another key hurdle in billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's interplanetary ambitions. After the launch, Musk congratulated engineers from SpaceX, short for Space Exploration Technologies Corp., and ...