Boeing

Space

NASA Announces the First Astronauts Who Will Fly in the SpaceX Dragon

On Friday, NASA debuted the teams that will pilot America’s two commercial spacecraft: Boeing's Starliner and SpaceX's Crew Dragon.
Becky Ferreira
8.3.18
NOT OUT OF THE BLUE

US Government Probes Airplane Vulnerabilities, Says Airline Hack Is ‘Only a Matter of Time’

According to DHS and other US government documents obtained by Motherboard, the DHS is continuing to investigate how insecure commercial aircraft are to cyber attacks, with one research lab saying hacking a plane may lead to a "catastrophic disaster."
Joseph Cox
6.6.18
War Is Boring

The Navy’s First Carrier-Launched Drone Will Be a Flying Gas Tank

For now.
David Axe
10.12.17
encrypt all the things

The World’s Biggest Military Contractors Don’t Encrypt Their Websites

America’s largest defense contractors still don’t use HTTPS on their main websites.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.9.17
Tedium

We Could Have Good Satellite Internet If We Wanted

Satellite internet was once seen as a holy grail of connect-anywhere online access. But for various reasons, it hasn’t worked out that way—yet.
Ernie Smith
4.7.17
grounded

Why Space Companies Are Untouched By Trump’s Travel Ban

The tech industry is stressed about losing foreign workers, but the space industry never had the choice to begin with.
Jason Koebler
2.9.17
nasa

Can We Get a Human to Mars by 2030?

Motherboard's Ben Sullivan and Becky Ferreira hash out the likelihood of a Mars mission within the next two decades.
Becky Ferreira and Ben Sullivan
10.14.16
Art

Check Your Baggage and Hop On Burning Man's Airplane Art Car

"Artistically, the 747 represents our journey through life toward one's future."
Madison Margolin
9.6.16
Drugs

The Sinaloa Cartel Has More Planes Than Mexico's Biggest Airline

The drug trafficking organization has hundreds of planes, from Cessnas to Boeing 727s, and competes for top pilots.
Robert Beckhusen
5.9.16
News

SpaceX Lands NASA Contract to Take Astronauts to the ISS in 2017

It's an important step for decreasing the agency's dependency on Russian rockets.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.21.15
video

Boeing Says It's Made the Lightest Metal Material in the World

Boeing has created a structure that is 99.99 percent air.
Kari Paul
10.9.15
short circuit

American Astronauts Will Fly to Space in Boeing's 'Starliner'

Boeing is vying with SpaceX to return America to manned spaceflight.
Jason Koebler
9.4.15