Wearable Exoskeletons Aid In Worker Production, Reduce InjuriesExoskeleton vests are being introduced in 15 auto plants in seven countries, and the business of providing technology to augment the human workforce is expected to boom in the coming years.
NASA Assigns Astronauts To SpaceX, Boeing Test FlightsBoeing's first Starliner crew will include a former NASA astronaut who commanded the last shuttle flight in 2011.
NASA Says Boeing, SpaceX Could Launch Astronauts Next YearOn the eve of announcing the first crews to blast off aboard commercial crew capsules being built by Boeing and SpaceX, NASA posted updated launch targets Thursday that, as expected, push the first piloted flights to the spring or summer of 2019.
Tesla SUV Earns A Guinness World Record For Towing Massive AirplaneTesla released a video on Tuesday that shows ones of its electric SUVs towing a 287,000-pound Boeing 787-9 dreamliner nearly 1,000 feet on a taxiway at the Melbourne Airport in Australia.
10 More Passengers Sue After Engine Fire On O’Hare TarmacTen passengers have filed lawsuits against Boeing, General Electric Aviation and American Airlines after the airplane they were on caught fire last October on the tarmac of O’Hare International Airport when part of an engine failed.
The Museum Of Science And Industry Opens New Exhibit Celebrating FlightThe Museum of Science and Industry opened Tuesday a new temporary exhibit, presented by Boeing in celebration of its 100th anniversary.
Boeing Signs Historic Sales Agreement With Iran AirBoeing Co. said Tuesday it signed an agreement with Iran Air "expressing the airline's intent" to buy its aircraft, setting up the biggest business deal between the Islamic Republic and America since the 1979 U.S. Embassy takeover in Tehran.
Boeing Rejects Peace Activists' Push To Detail Weapons Sales To IsraelBoeing shareholders overwhelmingly voted down a proposal to disclose more information about the company’s weapons sales to Israel on Monday, but anti-war activists behind the idea pledged to keep up the fight.
Cleaner Skies: Boeing Designs Self-Sterilizing Jet BathroomsBoeing's new bathroom design uses ultraviolet light to clean the bathroom between uses. The Chicago-based company says the system will take three seconds to clean the toilet seat, sink and countertop in an unoccupied lavatory.
Feds Arrest 5 For Hacking Scheme Tied To Boeing, CaterpillarTwo Illinois companies were targeted by a brazen insider trading ring. Federal authorities broke up a ring that used hackers to steal corporate press announcement from Chicago-based Boeing, Peoria-based Caterpillar, and several other companies, and then profit from that information before it became public.
The 10 Biggest Revenue-Generating Companies In IllinoisArcher Daniels Midland Co. is the biggest revenue generator among all Illinois-based companies, according to state-by-state breakdown.
Anti-War Activists To March 160 Miles To Protest Drone ProliferationProtesters planned to begin their march at Boeing headquarters, as the company manufactures some of the combat drones used by the U.S. military. They'll march to a National Guard base in Battle Creek, Michigan, where a drone control center is under construction.