Boeing Advancing Toward Commercial Crew Test Flights Written 10 October 2019

Space News  reports that The Boeing Company “expects to carry out a pad abort test for its CST-100 Starliner commercial crew vehicle in early November, followed by an uncrewed orbital flight test in mid-December, a company executive said Oct. 8.” Boeing Vice President and Program Manager, Commercial Crew Programs, Space Exploration John Mulholland “said the company was targeting a Dec. 17 launch of its Starliner vehicle on a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 from Cape Canaveral.” In remarks at the International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight, Mulholland also “said that if the mission launches as currently scheduled, the landing would most likely be at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.” (Image: Boeing CST-100 Starliner. Credit: NASA)
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