Boeing, NASA Ready for Second Starliner Test Flight Written 6 May 2022


Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft mounted atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. | Frank Michaux/NASA

Space News reports that The Boeing Company and NASA “say they’re confident they have resolved a valve issue that delayed a test flight of the company’s CST-100 Starliner commercial crew vehicle last year and are ready to try again later this month.” Boeing on Thursday “moved the Starliner spacecraft from a processing facility at the Kennedy Space a United Launch Alliance vehicle processing facility at Space Launch Complex 40. The Starliner will be installed on the Atlas 5 rocket there for final preparations for the Orbital Flight Test (OFT) 2 mission, scheduled for launch May 19.”
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