Two NASA astronauts gearing up to ride SpaceX's new space taxi will now be on a mission planned to last more than a month, instead of a week, to help the short-handed crew aboard the ISS, the US space agency said.
Airplane manufacturing giant Boeing announced on Monday it would suspend 787 production at South Carolina plant amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Elon Musk's SpaceX has signed a deal with Axiom Space to transport the tourists along with a commander on one of its Crew Dragon capsules in the second half of 2021.
The death toll in China's novel coronavirus outbreak leaps by a record 254 to 1,367, and the total number of nationwide infections reach nearly 60,000 after the adoption of new methodology for diagnosis.
Major airlines have halted flights in and out of China, while several countries have banned arrivals from the virus-hit region.
Boeing Co fires CEO Dennis Muilenburg as the world's biggest planemaker seeks to control an escalating crisis that has seen it halt production of its best-selling 737 MAX jetliner following two fatal crashes.
Though the jets have been grounded worldwide since March following deadly crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, Boeing had continued to produce 40 of the planes per month
The MAX has been grounded since March following a pair of deadly crashes that killed 346 people.
At Dubai Air Show, the largest deal for Airbus came from the Middle East’s biggest carrier, the Dubai-based Emirates, which announced it would be buying 20 additional wide-body Airbus A350s
The hearing took place exactly one year after a 737 Max crashed off the coast of Indonesia and more than seven months after a second crash in Ethiopia. In all, 346 people died.
Tariffs come amid an ongoing trade war between the US and China and could risk destabilising the global economy further.
Boeing is already competing with arch-rival Airbus SE and other companies to introduce small self-flying vehicles capable of vertical takeoff and landing.
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