NASA, Boeing to Provide Update on Crew Flight Test of Starliner Spacecraft to Space Station
By NASA information center // March 28, 2023
Starliner spacecraft will launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station
(NASA) – NASA and Boeing will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, March 29, to provide an update on the Crew Flight Test of the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station.
Managers will share a mission status and discuss upcoming milestones ahead of Starliner’s first flight with astronauts prior to certifying the spacecraft and systems for regular crew rotation flights to the space station for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.
Audio coverage of the teleconference will be live-streamed on the agency’s website.
The briefing participants are:
■ Steve Stich, manager, of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program
■ Joel Montalbano, manager, of NASA’s International Space Station Program
■ Mark Nappi, vice president and program manager, CST-100 Starliner, Boeing
To participate in the call, media must RSVP no later than one hour prior to the start of the event to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Starliner spacecraft will launch on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in 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.
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