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NASA names first astronauts for the inaugural commercial flights to the ISS – TechCrunch

NASA names first astronauts for the inaugural commercial flights to the ISS – TechCrunch NASA has announced the names of the first astronauts who’ll fly to the International Space Station on American-made, commercial spacecraft. The crews will fly to the space station on rockets built by NASA commercial partners Boeing …

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Boeing’s new R&D center focuses on autonomous flight – TechCrunch

Boeing’s new R&D center focuses on autonomous flight – TechCrunch Flying cars are BS. But there is actually a chance that we’re on the cusp of a revolution in general aviation as startups and major players like Airbus are looking to modern technology to allow more people to take flight …

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Autonomous delivery drone startup Matternet raises $16 million round led by Boeing’s venture arm – TechCrunch

Autonomous delivery drone startup Matternet raises $16 million round led by Boeing’s venture arm – TechCrunch Because autonomous delivery drones are undoubtedly coming, Boeing HorizonX Ventures, the aviation company’s venture arm, led a $16 million round in drone startup Matternet . Other investors include Swiss Post, Sony Innovation Fund and …

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Astronauts install hi-def docking cameras for Crew Dragon, Starliner capsules

Astronauts install hi-def docking cameras for Crew Dragon, Starliner capsules In preparation for the commercial crewed modules that will arrive at the International Space Station soon, astronauts took a lengthy spacewalk to install some crucial equipment to the docking module. The post Astronauts install hi-def docking cameras for Crew Dragon, …

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