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Boeing set to retry test flight in bid to take on SpaceX

New York (CNN Business) — Boeing is slated to launch its long-anticipated Starliner spacecraft — which is built to carry NASA astronauts — on an uncrewed test flight to the International Space Station, a follow-up to the company's botched first attempt 18 months ago, tomorrow. It will be a decisive moment for Boeing and NASA, as the traditional aerospace giant seeks to join SpaceX in ferrying people to the station.
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Boeing set for re-run of Starliner space capsule test

The American Boeing company is about to run another demonstration mission of its new astronaut capsule. The CST-100 Starliner is set to launch from Florida to showcase how it can ferry crews to and from the International Space Station (ISS). It will be the second test flight, and conducted with...
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WATCH: Boeing’s Starliner Spacecraft moved into place ahead of key test flight to ISS

Boeing’s Starliner Spacecraft and a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket were rolled onto a launch pad Monday ahead of a key test flight. It’ll be the Starliner’s second un-crewed flight test to the International Space Station, intended to show the Starliner is capable of ferrying astronauts to the space station as part of NASA”s Commercial Crew Program.
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Russia to Add Tourist Module to Its Next Space Station

Roscosmos will not engage in suborbital flights, Russian space official said, but Russian space agency will get involved in developing space tourism as part of the orbital piloted program. Russia’s obligation to participate in the ISS program ends at the end of 2025. In April, 2021, Russian Prsident approved plans...
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How to watch the Boeing Starliner spacecraft's 2nd launch attempt

After a very public flop in 2019, Boeing's chance at redemption for its Starliner spacecraft is finally here. The second test flight for Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is scheduled to launch from the Florida coast on Tuesday at 1:20 p.m. ET, after a launch attempt last week was scrubbed due to an unplanned thruster-firing incident on the International Space Station. The first Starliner launch in December 2019 famously did not go as planned, and the spacecraft never reached the ISS.
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Boeing's Starliner spacecraft: A guide

Boeing's Starliner is one of two US spacecraft tasked by Nasa with transporting astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS). The vehicle is expected to help usher in a new era of private "taxi services" operating just above the Earth. When the space shuttle was retired in 2011,...
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