Boeing has decades of proven expertise in building, modifying or transitioning silo-based ballistic missile systems – from the 1960s to today – including Minuteman, Peacekeeper in Minuteman silos, and Ground-based Midcourse Defense.
Boeing and Aerojet Rocketdyne technicians are installing the four powerful RS-25 engines modified for the Space Launch System at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility, while ramping up to support the full core stage hot fire testing at Stennis Space Center next year.
Innovation is built into the Space Launch System from the ground up, as technicians and engineers work together to improve the rocket by incorporating ideas from the shop floor into future design and build plans, making each rocket core stage come together faster, and more efficiently.
From building the most fuel-efficient aircraft on the market to finding a creative second life for excess carbon fiber, innovations, new technologies and worldwide environmental initiatives are driving Boeing’s progress toward a more sustainable future.
In successfully planning for a sustainable future, addressing the past is essential. At Boeing, that means implementing remediation activities, cleanup, and restoration of at-risk sites contaminated through past practices.
In observance of Veterans Day in the United States and Remembrance Day in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, company officials today announced a $10.4 million charitable grants package to support 102 nonprofit veterans organizations worldwide.
This cover illustration by CHRISTOPHER HANKS was created for a Frontiers magazine issue marking Boeing’s centennial. It has a strong focus on the future and the exciting possibilities for Boeing employees in the company’s second century, from extended space travel to hypersonic transports. It also pays tribute to the employees and innovations of Boeing’s first 100 years, which shaped the world and how we live. Connect with Christopher Hanks on Twitter
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To celebrate Founders Day, The Boeing Company assembled an unprecedented line-up of its commercial airplanes family at Boeing Field in Seattle. From the 707 to the 787 Dreamliner, nine airplanes that brought the world closer together and changed how people fly are captured in this photo.