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Starhopper — SpaceX's first Mars Starship prototype — hovers over its launchpad during a test flight in Boca Chica, Texas, on August 27, 2019.

New documents reveal SpaceX’s plans for launching Mars-rocket prototypes from South Texas

The Federal Aviation Administration's "written reevaluation" is SpaceX's ticket to launching orbital-class Starship prototypes from Boca Chica, Texas.
Starhopper — SpaceX's first Mars Starship prototype — hovers over its launchpad during a test flight in Boca Chica, Texas, on August 27, 2019.

The FAA made SpaceX boost its accident insurance 33-fold, to $100 million, before Starhopper’s last launch. Here’s why.

The Federal Aviation Administration is supposed to keep the public safe, yet also help private companies like SpaceX. Insurance helps bridge the gap.
Unpainted Boeing 737 Max aircraft are seen parked in an aerial photo at Renton Municipal Airport near the Boeing Renton facility in July.

Boeing is redesigning the flight-control system of the 737 Max to deal with a new flaw the FAA uncovered, reports say

The Federal Aviation Administration found a new issue with the 737 Max in June, adding to Boeing's problems after two crashes killed 346 people.
Boeing airplanes at Boeing Field in Seattle.

Boeing reportedly kept the FAA in the dark about big changes it made to the 737 Max’s flight-control software late in its development

The FAA was poorly positioned to oversee the safety of the automated flight system on the plane, according to The New York Times.
A KLM aircraft.

Dutch airline KLM apologized after a tweet telling followers you’re more likely to survive a plane crash if you’re sitting at the back

KLM's verified Twitter account in India shared the information as part of its #TuesdayTrivia competition. Both the account and KLM then apologized.
A man examines a pile of twisted metal gathered by workers during the continuing recovery efforts at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 on March 11, 2019 in Bishoftu, Ethiopia

Families of 737 Max crash victims say Boeing has not contacted them, offered support, or apologized since the disasters

Boeing has apologized publicly for the two 737 Max crashes that killed 346 people, but one victim's family said they deserved an apology in person.
Michael Stumo and Nadia Milleron, parents of Samya Rose Stumo, who was killed in the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max crash, listen as the a House committee holds a hearing on the 737 Max on June 19, 2019.

‘I could never live with myself’: The parents of a Boeing 737 Max victim explain why they chose to campaign to prevent another disaster, r...

Nadia Milleron and Michael Stumo lost their daughter Samya Stumo when an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet crashed and killed everyone on board.
An American Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet at Miami International Airport in March 2019.

American Airlines CEO reportedly told employees that the Boeing 737 Max’s return could be delayed even longer because of ‘politics’

Doug Parker said the airline's 737 Max fights could be delayed until October as it works on pilot schedules and waits for the FAA to certify the jet.
Family and friends of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Boeing plane crash victims hold a protest outside Boeing's annual shareholders meeting at the Field Museum on April 29, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.

Here are all the investigations and lawsuits that Boeing and the FAA are facing after the 737 Max crashes killed almost 350 people

The Department of Justice, Department of Transportation, and the SEC are reportedly looking at Boeing and the FAA, as families and shareholders sue.
A RQ-4 Global Hawk drone conducts tests over Maryland in an undated photo.

Airlines cancel and divert flights passing over Iran after it shot down a US drone

United, British Airways, Qantas, and Lufthansa are among the carriers now avoiding Iranian airspace, as tension in the region escalate.