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Raytheon 5 mln hypersonic award puts them far ahead in contracting race

Raytheon $985 mln hypersonic award puts them far ahead in contracting race

The Pentagon is seen from the air in Washington, US, March 3, 2022, more than a week after Russia invaded Ukraine. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The Pentagon on Thursday said it awarded Raytheon Technologies (RTX.N) a $985 million dollar contract to develop prototypes …

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‘Star Trek’ actress Nichelle Nichols’ ashes headed for solar orbit

LOS ANGELES, Aug 26 (Reuters) – The late actress Nichelle Nichols, best known as Lieutenant Uhura on “Star Trek,” will become the latest member of the 1960s television series to be memorialized by having some of her earthly remains flown into space. Nichols, who died on July 30 at age 89, is credited with helping …

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Musk’s SpaceX and T-Mobile plan to connect mobile phones to satellites, boost cell coverage

Aug 25 (Reuters) – US wireless carrier T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) will use Elon Musk-owned SpaceX’s Starlink satellites to provide mobile users with network access in parts of the United States, the companies announced on Thursday, outlining plans to connect users’ mobile phones directly to satellites in orbit. The new plans, which would exist alongside …

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Philips parts ways with CEO in midst of massive recall

Van Houten to leave after almost 12 years at helm To be replaced on Oct. 15 by Connected Care head Jakobs Shares up 2%, but down more than 50% since product recall AMSTERDAM, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Philips (PHG.AS) Chief Executive Frans van Houten will leave the company in October, the Dutch health technology firm …

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American Airlines bets on supersonic travel with Boom jet deal

An American Airlines aircraft flies past the US Capitol before landing at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, US, January 24, 2022. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Aug 16 (Reuters) – American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) on Tuesday agreed to buy up to 20 jets from aircraft maker …

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Wide-body jet demand humming again as Boeing 787 rejoins the fray

The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner sits on the tarmac before a delivery ceremony to Singapore Airlines at the Boeing South Carolina Plant in North Charleston, South Carolina, United States March 25, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Demand for long-haul jets rising after prolonged downturn Saudi Arabia discussing potentially significant …

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Nasdaq closes lower as chipmaker Micron’s warning renews tech rout

Micron falls on lowered revenue forecast Semiconductor stocks drop for third session Novavax tumbles after cutting revenue view by half NEW YORK, Aug 9 (Reuters) – The Nasdaq closed down on Tuesday after a dismal forecast from Micron Technology pulled chip makers and tech stocks lower as investors await US inflation data that could lead …

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US okays first Boeing 787 Dreamliner delivery since ’21 -sources

The Boeing logo is displayed on a screen, at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, US, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (Reuters) – The US government on Monday approved the first Boeing (BA.N) 787 Dreamliner for delivery since 2021, clearing …

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Exclusive: Airbus axes remaining A350 jet deal with Qatar – sources

PARIS, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) has revoked its entire outstanding order from Qatar Airways for A350 jets, severing all new jetliner business with the Gulf carrier in a dramatic new twist to a dispute clouding World Cup preparations, two industry sources said. No comment was immediately available from Airbus or Qatar Airways. The …

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Wall Street ends down after the biggest month since 2020

US manufacturing sector slows modestly PerkinElmer rises on $2.45 billion divestment Indexes end: S&P 500 -0.28%, Nasdaq -0.18%, Dow -0.14% Aug 1 (Reuters) – Wall Street ended lower after a choppy session on Monday, with declines in Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) and other energy companies weighing against gains in Boeing (BA.N) as investors digested the US …

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