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Boeing and NASA Prepare for Crewed Flight Test

On May 6th, 2024, Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is set to fly for the third time, this time carrying its most important cargo to date: a human crew. Flown by veteran NASA astronauts Barry “Butch” Wilmore and Sunita “Suni” Williams, this mission intends to fully certify the vehicle for human flight.

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Cape CanaveralNASANews and Updates

Solar Orbiter launches with impeccable accuracy

FEB. 14, 2020–Five days ago, the cooperative NASA-ESA Solar Orbiter mission took off on an Atlas V 411 from Space Launch Complex-41, from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, towards the poles of the sun. Yesterday, United Launch Alliance’s CEO Tory Bruno hinted that it may be the most accurate insertion ever done by ULA.

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Cape CanaveralNews and Updates

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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Cape CanaveralNews and Updates

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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