Starliner Removed from Launch Pad to Replace Faulty Rocket Valve Written 9 May 2024


ULA Atlas V rocket with Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft onboard as it is rolled out out of the Vertical Integration Facility. | Credit: Joel Kowsky; NASA

SPACE reports, “Starliner and its rocket ride, a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V, rolled off the pad at Florida's Cape Canaveral Space Force Station today (May 8), heading to an assembly building at the site so scientists can replace a misbehaving valve in the launcher's upper stage.”
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