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Southwest Plane Plunged Within 400 Feet of Ocean Near Hawaii

Bloomberg reports: A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 in April came within 400 feet of slamming into the ocean off the coast of Hawaii after weather conditions forced pilots to bypass a landing attempt.

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ReutersChris Sanders

Boeing Starliner set for June 22 undocking, return to Earth, NASA says

By Reuters: The Boeing Starliner spacecraft is now scheduled to undock from the International Space Station and return to Earth on June 22 with its inaugural astronaut crew, NASA said on Friday, giving more time to finalize planning for the complicated process.

Breaking DefenseTheresa Hitchens

US Space Force boots RTX from MEO missile warning/tracking program

By Breaking Defense: "This was done because the RTX Epoch 1 development effort was facing significant cost growth from the original agreement baseline, projecting slips to the launch schedule, and had unresolved design challenges," a Space Systems Command spokesperson told Breaking Defense.

The Air CurrentWill Guisbond

Icon Aircraft identifies successful bidder for sale of company

By The Air Current: Icon Aircraft has identified SG Investment America as the successful bidder for the ultimate sale of its business, according to legal filings, moving the company one step closer to emerging from a Chapter 11 process that it entered in April. .

ReutersShivansh Tiwary,

FAA investigating titanium used in some Boeing, Airbus jets

By Reuters: The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is investigating whether false or incorrect documents were used to verify the authenticity of titanium used in some recently manufactured Boeing jets, the agency said.

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SpaceNews.comJeff Foust

NASA extends Starliner stay at ISS for additional testing

By NASA and Boeing will keep the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft at the International Space Station for at least four more days to perform additional testing.