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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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NASA and Boeing hail successful launch of Starliner space capsule despite propellant issue

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft is officially on its way to the International Space Station (ISS) after a 2.5-year delay. A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida Thursday, May 19 at 6:54 p.m. EDT (2254 GMT), carrying Starliner aloft on an uncrewed mission called Orbital Flight Test …

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Boeing makes a third attempt to launch its Starliner capsule to the ISS

Launch of the capsule, called the Starliner, is scheduled for 6:54 p.m. ET Thursday from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. If all goes well, the Atlas V rocket will launch the capsule into orbit, after which it will detach and spend approximately 24 hours flying freely in orbit before arriving at the ISS …

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