Astronauts Remain at ISS as Engineers Examine Issues with Starliner’s Propulsion System Written 26 June 2024


Boeing CST-100 Starliner crew ship approaches the International Space Station. | Credit: Bob Hines/NASA; Wikipedia; Public Domain

The Washington Post reports, “Before Boeing’s first flight with humans on its Starliner spacecraft earlier this month, the company and NASA said repeatedly that a rigorous testing program following years of delays and costly setbacks meant it was finally ready to fly astronauts. Instead of coming home after about eight days, the spacecraft remains docked to the station, its return delayed indefinitely while teams continue to troubleshoot a series of problems in the capsule’s propulsion system.”
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