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Boeing’s First Crewed Starliner Mission Set To Launch

Boeing Starliner on launchpad | Image by Joel Kowsky/NASA
Boeing Starliner on launchpad | Image by Joel Kowsky/NASA

Boeing’s Starliner will attempt another launch with its first crewed flight test on Wednesday, according to a report by CNN:

“The new spacecraft’s maiden voyage with humans on board is on track to lift off atop an Atlas V rocket at 10:52 a.m. ET from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.

“The historic event will stream live on NASA’s website, and coverage began at 6:45 a.m. ET.

“Veteran NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams are set to ride aboard the Starliner capsule on a journey that takes them to the International Space Station.

“Weather conditions are 90% favorable for a Wednesday morning launch, with the only concern being cumulus clouds, according to the US Space Force’s 45th Weather Squadron. If liftoff does not occur on Wednesday, there is another opportunity at 10:29 a.m. ET Thursday, according to NASA.”

To read the entire CNN article, click HERE.

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