Commercial Space Stations on the Horizon

Will you and I get to go to space soon? We’ve got exciting updates on Commercial Space Stations. Blue Origin’s private Orbital Reef space station has just passed a key design review called a system definition review (SDR) with NASA, and the new floating structure is expected to begin operations in 2027. “This SDR moves […]

NASA, Boeing Prepare for Crew Flight Test

NASA, Boeing Prepare for Crew Flight Test

NASA and Boeing are targeting an early February 2023 launch for the first CST-100 Starliner flight with astronauts to the International Space Station. Preparations are underway for the launch of NASA’s Boeing Crew Flight Test (CFT) as teams work to ready the hardware, crew, and mission support teams for flight as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew […]

Virgin Galactic Selects Boeing Subsidiary Aurora to Build New Motherships

Virgin Galactic Selects Boeing Subsidiary Aurora to Build New Motherships

Agreement with Aurora Flight Sciences to Deliver Two Vehicles, Each Designed to Fly Up To 200 Launches Per Year First New Mothership Expected to Enter Service in 2025 Outsourced Manufacturing Approach Will Improve Speed to Market, Provide Access to Labor Pools, Minimize Supply Chain Disruption, and Realize Efficiencies Virgin Galactic announced an agreement with Aurora […]

A Look at Millennium Space Systems

Millennium Space Systems

Boeing has debuted its new High-Throughput Small Satellite Production Facility Located in El Segundo, California, the 30,000 square-foot facility houses the world’s largest satellite factory where Boeing builds advanced space and communications systems for commercial and government customers. Owned by Boeing subsidiary Millennium Space Systems, virtually every aspect of satellite manufacturing will be accomplished in the new production facility.  […]