Boeing said it plans a two-hour flight of a company-owned 787 airliner March 25 to be followed by ground and flight certification tests of proposed changes to the 787’s lithium ion batteries in coming days.
A stop-gap spending measure passed by Congress last week will allow Lockheed Martin and its partners in Italy and Germany to complete the last year of development of a missile defense system, averting possible termination fees and international fallout.
Providence, R.I.-based Textron Systems is set to open a new office near the Navy Yard this summer, after winning a more than $200 million contract to design and build a ship-to-shore landing craft.
An unfavorable planetary alignment will force NASA’s fleet of robotic explorers to be a lot more self-sufficient next month.
This is a mighty large universe. Somebody has got to name all the far-flung planets in it. Maybe that should be you.
Russia has asked Washington to hold regular consultations on missile defense in Europe, signaling that a shift in U.S. missile shield plans might help to resolve a row that has long strained ties.