Boeing lands Starliner capsule, completing a crucial test flight

Boeing’s Starliner capsule lands in White Sands, New Mexico on May 25, 2022 to complete the OFT-2 mission. NASATV Boeing landed its uncrewed Starliner spacecraft in the New Mexico desert on Wednesday, completing a crucial test flight as the company prepares to carry astronauts. Starliner landed at the US Army’s White Sands Missile Range, after … Read more

Boeing’s Starliner OFT-2 launch update: What’s at stake

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft aboard is seen as it is rolled out to the launchpad for the OFT-2 mission scheduled to lift off on May 19, 2022. Joel Kowsky | NASA Boeing is set to make another attempt to reach the International Space Station with its Starliner vsassume … Read more

Boeing considers redesigning crucial valve for Starliner space capsule

Boeing’s Starliner capsule for the Orbital Flight Test 2 (OFT-2) mission is lifted on top of United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket on May 4, 2022. Frank Michaux/NASA Boeing is examining whether to redesign the propulsion valves on its Starliner crew capsule, a crucial system that has kept the company from flying astronauts for NASA … Read more

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches NASA Crew-4 astronaut mission

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft Freedom launches the Crew-4 mission from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on April 27, 2022. Aubrey Gemignani | NASA SpaceX launched a group of astronauts for NASA early Wednesday morning, with Elon Musk’s company now having sent 26 people to orbit in less … Read more

Alaska Airlines to convert 2 more Boeing jets into freighters in bet on air cargo boom

Alaska Airlines employee Jeff Ferguson loads cargo at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska. Mark Thiessen | PA Alaska Airlines is turning two of its midlife Boeing 737-800s into cargo planes, a bet that the pandemic boom in air freight will continue to generate revenue even after more passengers return to travel. The … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday, March 23

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures drop, a day after Wall Street had resumed its upswing Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, March 21, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters 2. Moderna … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday, March 22

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street looks higher after breaking multiday win streaks Traders on the floor of the NYSE, March 18, 2022. Source: NYSE 2. Ukraine retakes Kyiv suburb; Biden says Putin ‘against the wall’ Service members of the Ukrainian … Read more

FedEx, GameStop, Moderna and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: FedEx (FDX) – FedEx earned an adjusted $4.59 per share for its latest quarter, missing estimates by 5 cents, though the delivery service’s revenue beat analyst forecasts. FedEx’s bottom line was impacted by worker shortages stemming from the Covid-19 omicron variant outbreak during the quarter. FedEx … Read more

Nvidia, Boeing, Micron and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: DiDi Global (DIDI), Alibaba (BABA), JD.com (JD), Pinduoduo (PDD) – China-based stocks listed in the US are staging strong rallies in premarket trading, helped by state media reports that the Chinese government will take steps to support the markets and the economy, and that the US … Read more

Russian airlines to fly $10 billion worth of foreign-owned planes

Aeroflot Russian Airlines civil jet aircraft produced by Airbus at Moscow-Sheremetyevo International Airport. Leonid Faerberg | light rocket | Getty Images Foreign aircraft lessors seeking to recover some $10 billion worth of planes from Russia were dealt a new blow Monday when President Vladimir Putin signed a law clearing the country’s airlines to fly the … Read more