Boeing Bets on Space with Virgin Galactic Investment

Boeing will invest $20 million in Virgin Galactic to “broaden commercial space access and transform global travel technologies” the companies announced on 8 October. Both companies have discussed the potential for super-fast commercial flight through hypersonic aircraft or flight through space. Leanne Caret, chief executive of Boeing’s space division, says in a statement that “together we will change how people

Read more


Teams in mission control rooms at NASA-funded Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California and its contractor Lockheed Martin in Colorado erupted in applause on Monday as InSight became the eighth lander to reach the surface of Mars undamaged. Viewers online watched a livestream of their moment of victory as controllers at NASA’s JPL shared the first image of InSight’s landing zone

Read more
1 2