Boeing is close to completing assembly of crew and service modules for the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft that will fly a second time on an uncrewed mission to the International Space Station for NASA's Commercial Crew Program.
Boeing and NASA are planning to conduct another uncrewed flight test of the company’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station following issues during the first test in December, Reuters reported Tuesday.
Boeing intends to assess its CST-100 Starliner capsule throughout the launch, docking, undocking and landing procedures following its shortened test flight to the International Space Station in December, SpaceNewsreported Friday.
Boeing plans to continue processing and assessment activities for the CST-100 Starliner capsule following timer issues during its disrupted orbital test flight to the International Space Station, Space Newsreported Sunday.
Boeing and NASA have recently completed assessments for the CST-100 Starliner that certifies its readiness for an orbital flight test to the International Space Station on Dec. 20, International Business Timesreported Saturday.
Jim Bridenstine, NASA Administrator and a 2019 Wash100 winner, said he thinks spacecraft from Boeing and SpaceX could be ready to fly astronauts as soon as the first quarter of 2020, CNBC reported Sunday.
Boeing plans to conduct the first unpiloted flight of its Starliner spacecraft this October, and SpaceX is working towards the end of an investigation on a ground test mishap with the Crew Dragon spacecraft, Spaceflight Nowreported Monday.
SpaceX conducted a static fire test for the Falcon 9 rocket’s nine Merlin engines and is on track for the rocket’s rescheduled launch on Wednesday as part of the company’s cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station, Spaceflight Nowsaid Friday.