Culture > People

Catastrophic software errors doomed Boeing's airplanes and nearly destroyed its NASA spaceship. Experts blame the leadership's 'lack of engineering culture.'

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

NASA is investigating Boeing after software coding errors jeopardized its Starliner spaceship's crucial test flight .
One error caused the spaceship's thrusters to fire too early. A second - fixed mid-flight - could have caused a catastrophic crash between two closely maneuvering modules of the spaceship.
Software flaws also caused two Boeing 737 Max plane crashes that killed 346 people. NASA officials mentioned those problems when they announced the new investigation.
Together, multiple government agencies are now questioning whether Boeing's newest planes or spacecraft are safe for...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   People      Stage      Space      Long-term      Business      Culture      Expert      Flight  


LIBBY PURVES reviews the new-style broadcast of The Archers with Ambridge in...

LIBBY PURVES reviews the new-style broadcast of The Archers with Ambridge in the time of coronavirus

Libby Purves reviews the latest episode of the world's longest running soap opera, The Archers on Radio 4. After a three-week hiatus, Ambridge is, at last, catching up with... Read more ...

Michael Jordan's ‘food poisoning' claim in ‘The Last Dance' slammed by the...

Michael Jordan's ‘food poisoning' claim in ‘The Last Dance' slammed by the man who delivered the pizza

Michael Jordan claimed he had suffered ‘food poisoning' before Chicago Bulls beat Utah Jazz in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in 1997 The man who made and delivered the pizza to... Read more ...

Strictly's Katya Jones' mum told her to ‘stop crying' after she was seen...

Strictly's Katya Jones' mum told her to ‘stop crying' after she was seen kissing Seann Walsh

Katya Jones' mum told her to ‘toughen up' Strictly Come Dancing star Katya Jones revealed her mum told her to ‘toughen up and stop crying' when she was caught kissing dance... Read more ...

Set sail on these 8 excellent cruises from Dundee in 2021

Set sail on these 8 excellent cruises from Dundee in 2021

Future travel in mind, we take a look at all eight of the cruises sailing from Dundee on board Magellan in 2021, currently available to book on a BUY ONE GET ONE FREE... Read more ...

OBITUARY: Tributes to ‘wonderfully eccentric' soap actress

OBITUARY: Tributes to ‘wonderfully eccentric' soap actress

Actress Heather Chasen has died, aged 92. The “gloriously funny” actress was best known for playing Janie Butcher's grandmother Lydia Simmons in Eastenders. Born in 1927, in... Read more ...

Logitech reveals a Tenkeyless version of its much-loved G915 gaming keyboard

Logitech reveals a Tenkeyless version of its much-loved G915 gaming keyboard

Under it's Logitech G gaming brand, Logitech has unveiled the G915 TKL Tenkeyless Lightspeed wireless RGB mechanical gaming keyboard. A wireless keyboard that boasts all manner... Read more ...

Inside Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski's luxurious £7million apartment...

Inside Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski's luxurious £7million apartment in native Poland with a golf simulator

ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI knows where his roots are. Despite being based in Germany since 2010, the Bayern Munich striker was happy to splash £7million on a deluxe pad in his home... Read more ...

Hospital denies report that snake was found in operating theatre, and...

Hospital denies report that snake was found in operating theatre, and insists there was only monkey

The capuchin monkey was filmed clambering over shelves by medics at Trinidad's Port-of-Spain General Hospital on Friday. Read more ...

North-east woman calls for public support to save her business

North-east woman calls for public support to save her business

A north-east woman is calling for people to help save her fledgling business from closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Lorna Macfarlane from Fraserburgh signed the lease for... Read more ...

Brooklyn Beckham gazes adoringly at slip dress-clad girlfriend Nicola Peltz

Brooklyn Beckham gazes adoringly at slip dress-clad girlfriend Nicola Peltz

The superstar offspring, 21, showcased his photography prowess with a snap of the American model, 25, whose billionaire father Nelson Peltz's home has been the base of their... Read more ...