Boeing Forecasts China’s 20-year Commercial Airplane Market Valued at Nearly $1.5 trillion

With demand for 8,700 new airplanes, commercial fleet expected to double by 2040

Widebody demand in China expected to be 20% of global deliveries

BEIJING, Sept. 23, 2021—Boeing [NYSE: BA] forecasts that China’s airlines will require 8,700 new airplanes by 2040, valued at $1.47 trillion, to meet expanding commercial air travel demand. The 20-year forecast reflects the China market’s rebound and further evolution of its airline business models. Boeing shared the China forecast as part of the 2021 Commercial Market Outlook (CMO), the company’s long-term forecast of demand for commercial airplanes and services.

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Space Station Crew to Relocate Soyuz, Make Room for New Crewmates

Space Station Crew to Relocate Soyuz, Make Room for New Crewmates

The Soyuz MS-18 crew ship, pictured, will relocate from the Russian Rassvet module to the Nauka module on Sept. 28.
The Soyuz MS-18 crew ship, pictured, will relocate from the Russian Rassvet module to the Nauka module on Sept. 28.
Credits: NASA

Three residents of the International Space Station will take a short ride aboard a Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft Tuesday, Sept. 28, relocating the spacecraft to prepare for the arrival of the next set of station crew members.

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Boeing Donates $1 Million to Assist with Hurricane Ida Recovery and Relief Efforts

– Support for American Red Cross and local nonprofits will provide shelter, other immediate assistance needs in affected communities

CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is committing $1 million from the Boeing Charitable Trust to assist with disaster recovery and relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, the company announced today. This includes a $500,000 donation to the American Red Cross that will help to bring shelter, food, water, relief supplies and other assistance to hard hit areas across the South, including Louisiana, and the Northeast United States.

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NASA Invites Media to Webb Telescope Prelaunch Events in French Guiana

NASA Invites Media to Webb Telescope Prelaunch Events in French Guiana

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is seen here being prepared for shipment to its launch site.
The James Webb Space Telescope is seen here being prepared for shipment to its launch site.
Credits: NASA/Chris Gunn

NASA invites members of the media to register their interest in attending events in French Guiana ahead of the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, a mission led by NASA in partnership with the European and Canadian space agencies. Events will take place Nov. 4-6 at the launch site – Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on the northeastern coast of South America – following the observatory’s arrival and the start of prelaunch preparations.

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Airbus begins assembly of first future ‘eco-wing’ prototype

Caption : Fully integrated composite wing cover, manufactured within the National Composite Centre, prior to delivery to Airbus in Filton for sub-assembly.

Toulouse | Broughton, 22 September 2021 – ‘Wing of Tomorrow’, a major Airbus research and technology programme, has reached a key milestone with the assembly of its first full-size wing prototype.

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NASA, FAA Invite Media to Briefing on Air Traffic Control Updates

NASA, FAA Invite Media to Briefing on Air Traffic Control Updates

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Credits: NASA
NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold a virtual briefing for media Tuesday, Sept., 28 at 1 p.m. EDT to discuss efforts to improve the sustainability of aviation through the demonstration of more efficient airport operations, contributing to the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to tackle climate change.

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