NASA Announces First Crews for New SpaceX and Boeing Spacecraft

At the moment, there’s only one approved, legal way to get to the orbiting International Space Station as an American astronaut: in a Soyuz spacecraft. Maybe you could pay the Chinese for a seat on a Shenzou, but that’s a long shot. At the moment, it’s Soyuz or nothing, and that agreement ends in November 2019. NASA,…

The Boeing 747 'Jumbo Jet' Takes Its Final U.S. Commercial Flight This Week

Boeing’s 747 is perhaps the most iconic commercial airplane of all time. Introduced half a century ago in 1968, it was a technological marvel and a dependable workhorse. Through that time, they’ve built more than 1,500 of these winged beasts. Production has recently dropped way off, and Boeing’s customers have stopped…