Boeing unveiled a rendering of its first-ever design for a hypersonic passenger plane. But questions remain about how much Boeing is willing to spend to develop the project. Technological challenges remain and costs could be high, which raise questions about the potential profitability of the plane.
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Our skies will never be the same. Aeronautics giant Boeing is acquiring Aurora Flight Sciences, a company focused on the development of autonomous electric aircraft. The move confirms Boeing’s commitment to bringing their first self-flying commercial passenger vehicle to reality. Aurora won a significant amount of acclaim in 2016 when the Defense Advanced Research Projects […]
Boeing Co. once helped the U.S. beat the Soviet Union in the race to the moon. Now the company intends to go toe-to-toe with newcomers such as billionaire Elon Musk in the next era of space exploration and commerce. sketched out a Jetsons-like future at a conference Tuesday, envisioning a commercial space-travel market with dozens of […]