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Boeing’s Starliner has landed, but questions remain after flawed mission

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft has landed safely at Space Harbor’s White Sands Missile Range.Photo: NASA/Bill Ingalls Boeing’s Starliner landed successfully on the sandy desert surface of New Mexico yesterday, marking the completion of the spacecraft’s first uncrewed end-to-end test. It was a perfect landing, but the six-day mission was not without its problems. the CST-100 Starliner …

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Boeing’s Starliner capsule returns to Earth

Placeholder while loading article actions Boeing’s Starliner space capsule touched down in the New Mexico desert on Wednesday, completing a six-day mission in which it finally reaches the International Space Station and that could lead to flights with astronauts. The capsule, without any crew on board, landed as scheduled at 6:49 p.m. Eastern Time at …

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Here’s what happened while Boeing’s ‘biting’ spacecraft docked

The mission kicked off Thursday night with a launch in Florida, and the Starliner — which is designed to carry astronauts but is flying without anyone for this test — docked with the ISS Friday night at 8:28 p.m. ET. JThe docking took place about an hour later than scheduled as ground crews ironed out …

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Boeing’s first Starliner to visit the space station looks spectacular in these astronaut photos

Boeing’s Starliner OFT-2 spacecraft approaches the International Space Station in this stunning photo by European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti. (Image credit: Samantha Cristoforetti/European Space Agency) It’s not every day that a brand new spacecraft arrives at the International Space Station. So when a Boeing Starliner space capsule made its historic first docking at the …

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Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft docks with the International Space Station for the first time

Boeing’s Starliner capsule arrived at the International Space Station on Friday evening (May 20), marking a major milestone for the aerospace giant and its quest to fly NASA astronauts to and from orbit. Starliner took off atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket on Thursday evening (May 19), launching a crucial uncrewed mission to …

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Former NASA executives praise Boeing’s willingness to risk commercial crew

Enlarge / Politically, the Boeing spacecraft has done a lot of work for NASA’s commercial crew program. United Launch Alliance The past few years have been quite difficult for the Boeing Company. Its latest generation of 737 aircraft, the Max, was grounded in 2019 after two fatal crashes. And following a series of poor management …

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