Boeing and Airbus have fielded combined total orders valued at more than $110 billion at the Farnborough Airshow. Boeing deals' total more than $60 billion at list prices.
Aircraft buyers, particularly those from Asia, at the Farnborough Airshow are asking not to be named amid worries regarding global trade tensions. "Clearly we don't like undisclosed orders, but we have to respect customers," Airbus' Eric Schulz said.
NASA will use the X-59A QueSST demonstrator developed by Lockheed Martin Skunk Works to build public acceptance of modern, quieter sonic booms.
NASA is partnering with private companies to place landers on the moon in advance of a return mission. "This time, we will not only plant our flag and leave our footprints -- we will establish a foundation for an eventual mission to Mars, and perhaps someday, to many worlds beyond," President Donald Trump said when announcing the mission.
Lawmakers want to find a compromise that will preserve the US relationship with India, despite India's purchase of Russian-made weapons. The Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act mandates penalties for countries that buy from Russia.
Fred Hochberg, former chairman of the US Export-Import Bank, says inaction by the Senate on the bank's board nominees is costing the US jobs and forfeiting sales to foreign competitors. He says this "self-inflicted wound on American workers ... can be healed if the Senate acts now."
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