NASA, Boeing target February for first crew flight on Starliner spacecraft – Spaceflight Now

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft approaches the International Space Station for docking May 20 on the unpiloted Orbital Flight Test-2 mission. Credit: NASA NASA and Boeing have penciled a launch date in February for the first piloted test flight of the Starliner commercial crew capsule, allowing time to implement fixes on the spacecraft after an unpiloted demo … Read more

OFT-2 CST-100 Starliner (Uncrewed) | Atlas V N22

Featured image: NASA Lift Off Time May 19, 2022 – 22:54:47 UTC | 18:54:47 EDT Mission Name CST-100 Starliner Orbital Flight Test 2 Launch Provider(What rocket company launched it?) United Launch Alliance (ULA) Customer(Who paid for this?) Boeing Rocket Atlas V N22 Launch Location Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41), Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, … Read more

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft lands in New Mexico after successful test flight – Spaceflight Now

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft descends toward landing at White Sands Space Harbor in New Mexico. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft parachuted to a “picture perfect” landing in southern New Mexico Wednesday, capping a six-day test flight to the International Space Station that NASA’s commercial crew program manager said paves the way for the next Starliner … Read more

Space station astronauts check out Starliner crew capsule – Spaceflight Now

NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren, Russian cosmonaut Denis Matveev, and astronaut Bob Hines inside the Starliner spacecraft docked at the International Space Station. The instrumented mannequin, “Rosie the Rocketeer,” is in the commander’s seat wearing a Boeing spacesuit. Credit: NASA TV / Spaceflight Now Astronauts on the International Space Station floated into Boeing’s Starliner capsule Saturday, … Read more

Boeing’s Starliner capsule completes first “nail-biting” docking at space station – Spaceflight Now

Russian cosmonaut Sergey Korsakov captured this view of the Starliner spacecraft approaching the International Space Station. Credit: Sergey Korsakov / Roscosmos Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule finally reached the International Space Station Friday night with a “nail-biting” rendezvous and docking, overcoming several technical glitches to accomplish a long-awaited objective for the spacecraft before NASA clears it … Read more

Boeing’s Starliner looks spectacular in ISS astronaut photos

Boeing’s Starliner OFT-2 spacecraft approaches the International Space Station in this stunning photo by European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti. (Image credit: Samantha Cristoforetti/European Space Agency) It’s not every day a brand new spaceship arrives at the International Space Station. So when a Boeing Starliner space capsule made its historic first docking at the orbiting … Read more

Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule takes off on a long-awaited test flight – Spaceflight Now

ULA’s Atlas 5 rocket climbs off pad 41 with Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft. Credit: Alex Polimeni / Spaceflight Now Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft thundered into orbit Thursday from Cape Canaveral aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, aiming to dock at the International Space Station on a years-late test flight to prove the capsule’s systems before … Read more

Countdown begins for test flight of Starliner crew capsule – Spaceflight Now

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket from pad 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The mission will launch Boeing’s human-rated Starliner spacecraft on its second unpiloted Orbital Flight Test. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter. SFN Live NASA Broadcast … Read more

Atlas 5 rocket and Starliner capsule return to Florida launch pad – Spaceflight Now

ULA’s Atlas 5 rocket and Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule on their launch pad Wednesday at Cape Canaveral. Credit: Alex Polimeni / Spaceflight Now United Launch Alliance rolled an Atlas 5 rocket to its launch pad Wednesday at Cape Canaveral, moving into the starting position for a critical unpiloted demo flight of Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule. … Read more