Starliner has on-orbit anomaly after flawless launch

DEC. 20, 2019–Starliner’s Orbital Flight Test took off flawlessly at 6:36 a.m. this morning from Cape Canaveral’s pad 41. However, after separation from the Atlas V N22, which performed without trouble, Starliner ran into what NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine called a Mission Elapsed Time anomaly, leading Starliner to “believe it was in an orbital insertion burn, when it was not”.

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Starliner OFT Viewing Guide

DEC. 19, 2019– We’re currently at T- 13 hours to launch of Starliner’s Orbital Flight Test! Taking off at 6:36 AM EST on December 20, Starliner is flying on an Atlas V N22, which should be quite the experience.

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OmegA first flight confirmed for Spring 2021 from Cape Canaveral

DEC. 13, 2019–In a press release yesterday, Northrop Grumman Corporation announced that Saturn Satellite Networks has chosen their new OmegA launch vehicle to launch up to two satellites on OmegA’s inaugural flight scheduled for spring 2021, from Kennedy Space Center’s Pad 39B.

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