From The Sidelines, Boeing Regroups And Cheers SpaceX On

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Boeings CST-100 Starliner, pictured after an abbreviated uncrewed flight test in December, is expected to fly again—with crew—next year.
Credit: Frank Michaux/NASA
On the wall in Elon Musk’s office is a framed Aviation Week & Space Technology cover from March 2004 that reads “David and Goliath: Can Tiny SpaceX Rock Boeing?” ( AW&ST March 29, 2004) . “It’s kind of a comical photo, to be frank, because I think the implied answer is ‘no,’” Musk tells Aviation...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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