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Showing posts with label Starliner. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Starliner. Show all posts

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Boeing capsule returns to Earth after aborted space mission


Boeing capsule returns to Earth after aborted space mission


Article Excerpt: "... Boeing safely landed its crew capsule in the New Mexico desert Sunday after an aborted flight to the International Space Station that threatened to set back the company's effort to launch astronauts for NASA next year ..."


Reference: phys.org

Friday, December 20, 2019

Timer Glitch Scuttles Starliner ISS Docking


Timer Glitch Scuttles Starliner ISS Docking


Article Excerpt: "... The problem surfaced 31 min. after Starliner lifted off at 6:36 a.m. EST Dec. 20 atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral AFS. Instead of conducting a 40-sec. engine burn to set itself on a trajectory to rendezvous with the ISS, the capsule, believing the burn was already complete, was instead firing thrusters to maintain precise positioning ..."


Reference: aviationweek.com

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Boeing’s Starliner Test Flight Delayed by Three Months, Sources Say


Boeing’s Starliner Test Flight Delayed by Three Months, Sources Say


Article Excerpt: "... This Starliner schedule slip will also delay Boeing’s first crewed test flight, according to the same reporting, from August to November. That could mean SpaceX puts humans in space before Boeing even gets to fly its uncrewed test..."


Reference: discovermagazine.com