B-21 Program On Track, But Facing Schedule Pressure
Credit: B-21: Northrop Grumman
The first stealth bomber has entered production inside Northrop Grumman’s Site 4 facility at Plant 42 in Palmdale, California. But the pressure on the development program is rising ahead of a scheduled first flight milestone in December 2021.
NASA, Boeing Set Dec. 17 For Starliner Debut Flight
Boeing aims to fly its CST-100 Starliner commercial space taxi on a long-awaited trial run to the International Space Station (ISS) on Dec. 17, setting the stage for a crewed flight test as early as March 2020.