(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) he U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and
Boeing are now targeting July for the first crewed flight test of
Boeing's Starliner spacecraft, according to a press briefing on
Wednesday, trend reports citing xinhua .
For the flight test, the Starliner spacecraft will launch on a
United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Space
Force Station in the southeastern U.S. state of Florida.
The demonstration flight will carry two NASA astronaut test
pilots, Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams, and will prove the
end-to-end capabilities of the Starliner system, according to
Following a successful test flight with astronauts, NASA will
begin the final process of certifying the Starliner spacecraft and
systems for regular crew rotation flights to the space station.
The Starliner spacecraft has carried out two uncrewed flights so
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