Boeing Starliner’s First Crewed Test Flight Scheduled for Next Week Written 2 May 2024


NASA's Boeing Crew Flight Test astronauts Barry "Butch" Wilmore and Sunita "Suni" Williams pose for a picture during T-38 pre-flight activities at Ellington Field. | Credit: NASA

Flying Magazine reports, “A historic NASA launch planned for early next week could have major implications for the space agency’s Commercial Crew Program, which ferries astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) and low-Earth orbit in partnership with private companies. Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner will finally make its first crewed flight test on Monday. Boeing on Friday confirmed that NASA gave Starliner the ‘go to proceed.’”
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