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Earliest Launch Opportunity for NASA’s Boeing OFT-2 Mission is Aug. 3

CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE BASE, Fla. (NASA PR) — NASA and Boeing have elected to stand down from Friday’s launch attempt of the agency’s second Orbital Flight Test (OFT-2) mission. Currently, the earliest available launch opportunity is 1:20 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 3. The International Space Station team will use the time to continue working checkouts of the newly arrived Roscosmos Nauka multipurpose laboratory module (MLM) and to ensure the station will be ready for Starliner’s arrival.
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New date set for Boeing's Starliner capsule launch from Florida

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. - After the launch on Friday was scrubbed, NASA announced a new date for liftoff for a United Launch Alliance rocket carrying Boeing's Starliner capsule. Officials are now targeting Tuesday, Aug. 3 for the launch of their Orbital Flight Test-2 mission atop a ULA Atlas V...
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International Space Station out of control: ISS out of control because of Russian Nauka Science module failures

The International Space Station (ISS), built for science experiments in space, was temporarily out of control Thursday due to Russian negligence. After which scientists from the US space agency NASA regained control of the ISS with great difficulty. The incident happened when the Russian Nauka Lab module connected to the ISS on Thursday. During this time, the module’s jet thrusters were inadvertently held on for a few hours. Due to which the whole space station itself deviated from its course.
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International Space Station Gets Unplanned Shove as Russian Module Arrives

(Bloomberg) -- NASA postponed the launch of Boeing Co.’s Starliner capsule after the International Space Station got an unplanned shove from a newly arrived Russian module. The U.S. space agency on Thursday didn’t set a new date for the uncrewed mission, a redo of a botched test from December 2019, but is targeting Aug. 3 after scrubbing Friday’s planned launch. That came after the thrusters on Russia’s Nauka module turned on unexpectedly after docking, causing a brief loss of attitude control on the station.
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When Should You Watch the Boeing Starliner Launch After Nauka Causes a ‘Spacecraft Emergency’ on the International Space Station?

When Should You Watch the Boeing Starliner Launch After Nauka Causes a ‘Spacecraft Emergency’ on the International Space Station?. Following an incident involving a freshly docked Russian module, NASA and Boeing agreed on Thursday to postpone a CST-100 Starliner launch to the International Space Station (ISS) that was scheduled for Friday.
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Launch Abort System Integrated With Artemis 1 Orion

Teams with NASA's Exploration Ground Systems (EGS) and contractor Jacobs integrated the launch abort system (LAS) with the Orion spacecraft inside the Launch Abort System Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 23, 2021. Ahead of the Artemis I lunar-bound mission, teams at NASA's Kennedy Space Center...
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Russian space module misfire mishap knocks ISS out of position

Flight controllers have regained control of the International Space Station (ISS) after it was knocked off course by a newly arrived Russian research module. Thursday’s mishap saw the jet thrusters of the multipurpose Nauka module inadvertently fire about three hours after it had latched on to the orbiting outpost, briefly throwing it out of control, officials with the United States space agency NASA said.
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NASA postpones do-over test launch of Boeing Starliner to orbit

NASA and Boeing have postponed an attempt to launch the company's CST-100 Starliner capsule to the International Space Station as planned on Friday after Russian cosmonauts aboard the orbital outpost reported a problem with a newly docked module. Adds NASA statement, reason for launch postponement. July 29 (Reuters) - NASA...
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