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Wall Street pounded by growth fears as Boeing slumps

Wall Street pounded by growth fears as Boeing slumps

(Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes tumbled on Wednesday as investors worried over the absence of immediate measures from President Donald Trump’s administration to counter the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, New York, U.S., …

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Boeing Hit With 61 Safety Fixes for Starliner Astronaut Capsule

Multiple Software Errors Doomed Boeing Starliner Crew Capsule Test: NASA

Boeing faces 61 safety fixes following last year’s botched test flight of its Starliner crew capsule, NASA said Friday. NASA has also designated December’s aborted space station mission as a serious “high-visibility close call” that could have destroyed the capsule — twice. In releasing the outcome of a joint investigation, …

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FAA faces dilemma over 737 MAX wiring flaw that Boeing missed

FAA faces dilemma over 737 MAX wiring flaw that Boeing missed

During the original design and certification of Boeing’s 737 MAX, company engineers didn’t notice that the electrical wiring doesn’t meet federal aviation regulations for safe wire separation. And the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) failed to detect Boeing’s miss. The wiring vulnerability creates the theoretical potential for an electrical short to …

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Multiple Software Errors Doomed Boeing Starliner Crew Capsule Test: NASA

Multiple Software Errors Doomed Boeing Starliner Crew Capsule Test: NASA

Multiple software issues and a poor radio link doomed a test flight of Boeing’s crew capsule late last year, NASA said Friday, revealing for the first time a glitch that could have destroyed the spaceship on its re-entry. The Starliner’s December 20 mission, an uncrewed test flight, was ended early …

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“Clowns Supervised by Monkeys” Boeing Puts Space Industry in Danger

Boeing’s unmanned CST-100 Starliner space taxi narrowly avoided a “catastrophic failure” during a December test flight. The problem was due to a software bug that led to erroneous thruster firings, according to NASA. This comes at a time when Boeing is still reeling from two fatal crashes due to faulty …

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Starliner investigation finds numerous problems in Boeing software development process

Starliner after landing

WASHINGTON — Boeing will reverify all the software on its CST-100 Starliner commercial crew spacecraft after an ongoing investigation found “numerous” problems in the original development process that allowed at least two major problems to escape detection. In a call with reporters Feb. 7, NASA and Boeing officials said they …

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Boeing Stock Got a New Buy Rating. It’s the First in a Long Time.

Boeing Stock Got a New Buy Rating. It's the First in a Long Time.

Text size Boeing 737 MAX airplanes are smaller, lower-priced jets. Photograph by David Ryder/Getty Images Investors in the commercial-aerospace giant Boeing got a bit of good news as Benchmark analyst Josh Sullivan launched coverage of the stock with a Buy rating and a $375 price target. He believes investors should …

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NASA confirms two Boeing Starliner issues would’ve led to spacecraft loss without intervention

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NASA and Boeing are sharing more details about the issues that were encountered during the Boeing CST-100 Starliner crew spacecraft uncrewed demo mission in December, and their progress on investigating the causes and implementing fixes. In a new blog post, NASA lays out the three different specific issues that occurred, …

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NASA panel recommends Boeing software process reviews after revealing second Starliner issue

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NASA’s Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) is recommending that Boeing’s software testing processes undergo a review, following the discovery of another problem with the on-board system that was in operation during the CST-100 Starliner uncrewed Space Station docking test launch in December. Starliner never made it to the Space Station …

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