Tag: aerospace

Plans for the Boeing Starliner Launch

Boeing Co. said a second attempt to launch its Starliner space taxi has been canceled, with launch officials on Tuesday citing inclement weather. The testing...

Oliver Daemen, 18, is ‘super excited’ to join Bezos flight and become the youngest person in space

“ “Hi, I’m Oliver Daemen, and I will be joining Jeff Bezos, Mark Bezos and Wally Funk on the first flight of New Shepard. I...

Stay bullish and buy dips in the S&P 500 because it will keep grinding higher, says this strategist

That grind higher should continue, with the blue-chip index heading for more highs ahead, according to financial newsletter The Kobeissi Letter in our call of...

A Generation of Afghan Professionals Flees Ahead of Taliban Advance

KABUL—Afghanistan’s professional class of men and women, part of a generation that came of age under the shield of the U.S. military, are weighing the...

Pfizer Vaccine Less Effective Against Delta Infections but Prevents Severe Illness, Israeli Data Show

TEL AVIV—Data from Israel suggest Pfizer Inc.’s vaccine is less effective at protecting against infections caused by the Delta variant of Covid-19 but retains its...

Iran-Backed Militias Fire Rockets in New Attack Aimed at U.S. Forces

U.S. troops in northeast Syria came under rocket fire Monday night after Iran-backed militias vowed revenge for U.S. airstrikes earlier that day in Iraq and...

Why over 80,000 people want Jeff Bezos to stay in space

Get out and stay out! That’s the message from a couple of irreverent Change.org petitions calling for Jeff Bezos to stay in space when he...

Chinese Astronauts Lift Off in Mission to Staff Space Station

HONG KONG—Thirteen years after former fighter pilot Liu Boming participated in China’s first spacewalk, the 54-year-old astronaut was sent into space again Thursday morning to...

Musk says Tesla sold about 10% of bitcoin to test market, and will ‘resume allowing crypto transactions’ when 50% of miners are green

Prices of the world’s No. 1 crypto on Sunday were trading sharply higher, as digital-asset bull Elon Musk said Tesla would resume allowing transactions at...

Senate passes bill that targets China and chips in 68-32 vote

The Democratic-run Senate, with some Republican support, passed legislation on Tuesday that targets China and aims to support the American semiconductor industry, in a sign...

German stocks fall behind European peers after weak industrial data

German stocks got off to a lackluster start on Tuesday, opening in the red and falling behind other major European equity indexes, after data showed...

Biden Expands Blacklist of Chinese Companies Banned From U.S. Investment

WASHINGTON—President Biden expanded a prohibition on Americans investing in Chinese companies with purported links to China’s military, adding more businesses to a blacklist that has...

After Gaza’s Deadliest Day, Israel Says It Is Targeting Hamas Tunnels

TEL AVIV—Israel launched more airstrikes Monday in the Gaza Strip, targeting what its military said was a tunnel network used by Hamas, as it tries...

UFO reports should be taken seriously, Rubio says

Sen. Marco Rubio said the US should take the “threat” of UFOs “seriously” in an interview aired Sunday. The Florida Republican’s comments on CBS’ “60...

Israel Rules Out an Immediate Cease-Fire With the Palestinians

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday ruled out the prospect of an immediate cease-fire with the Palestinians in the deadly flare-up of Middle Eastern...

Dogecoin nears 75 cents, then slips as crypto pioneer Silbert seen betting against parody coin ahead of Elon Musk’s ‘SNL’ guest-host gig

Call it the “dogefather” versus the godfather of crypto. Barry Silbert, a power player in the digital-asset sector, said he’s betting against dogecoin DOGEUSD, -7.59%...

Biden ‘heartbroken’ over Friday’s U.S. Capitol attack, orders flags at half-staff to honor slain officer

While most members of Congress were away from the Hill on Friday, news of a second violent incident at the Capitol complex in less than...

European stocks softer in aftermath of Fed Chair Powell’s comments

European stocks struggled on Friday, following sharp losses for Wall Street after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell indicated the central bank wasn’t ready to stem...

Archer Aviation gets a $1 billion order from United Airlines, on the same day it announces a deal to go public

Archer Aviation Inc. said Wednesday that United Airlines Holdings Inc. placed a $1 billion order for its all-electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL), on...

Trump’s second impeachment trial: How to watch it

Former President Donald Trump faces a second impeachment trial in the Senate this week, after the House last month voted to approve a charge of...

President Biden removes key figure at National Labor Relations Board — union leaders rejoiced

Amid a flurry of first-day orders and actions, President Joe Biden’s administration showed the door to a top-ranking lawyer at a labor agency meant to...

Boeing to pay $2.5 billion to settle U.S. fraud charges over 737 Max

Boeing Co. has agreed to pay more than $2.5 billion in penalties, including nearly $1.8 billion in compensation for airlines, to resolve charges of misleading...

European stocks and U.S. equity futures rise ahead of jobs data

A stall selling Christmas specialties is seen in a pedestrian area of Berlin’s Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf district on Dec. 3, 2020. AFP via Getty Images European stocks...

Biden team vows to have a smaller inauguration crowd than Trump did

President Donald Trump addresses the crowd after taking the oath of allegiance during his swearing-in ceremony on Jan. 20, 2017, at the U.S. Capitol in...

Why Macron wants more international support over the recent terror attacks in France

French President Emmanuel Macron speaking during the Paris Peace Forum at the Élysée  Palace on November 12, 2020. POOL/AFP via Getty Images French President Emmanuel...