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NASA set for Boeing's Starliner uncrewed space capsule test

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Boeing's Starliner spacecraft is set to make its first trip to the International Space Station (ISS) If successful, it will mark an important step in expanding the capability for sending astronauts to orbit from US soil. At the moment, only SpaceX is able to launch astronauts to the ISS from the US, but Boeing hopes to change that.
5 months ago·Washington, United States

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Boeing's Starliner astronaut capsule launches on test flight

The aerospace company sends up its Starliner vehicle on a mission to prove its capabilities in orbit.

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NASA set for Boeing's Starliner uncrewed space capsule test

NASA astronauts and officials on Wednesday said Boeing Co's Starliner space capsule is ready for its uncrewed launch this week to the International Space Station, a long-delayed test mission meant to demonstrate the aerospace giant can safely fly humans in space.

5 months ago·United Kingdom
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NASA discusses uncrewed capsule mission

NASA officials hold press briefing ahead of a planned uncrewed test flight that will send a capsule to the International Space Station; launch is on track. (May 18)

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Boeing crew capsule launches to space station on test redo

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing’s crew capsule rocketed into orbit Thursday on a repeat test flight without astronauts, after years of being grounded by flaws that could have doomed the spacecraft.

5 months ago·United States
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NASA set for Boeing's Starliner uncrewed space capsule test

At 6:54 p.m. EDT (2254 GMT) on Thursday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Starliner is set to make another attempt at launching to the space station without any astronauts aboard.

5 months ago·United States
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Boeing is trying again to launch its Starliner capsule to the space station — here's what's at stake

The launch comes nearly two and a half years after the company's first mission fell short.

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