Starliner’s Orbital Flight Test is currently in Mission Day 2, and flight controllers and engineering teams worked through the night and into this morning accomplishing many of the flight test objectives planned for the mission. The spacecraft remains in a circular orbit roughly 250 kilometers above sea level. Mission control teams in Houston have been […]
Please join our media teleconference with @NASA for an update on the #Starliner mission at 2pm ET Saturday, Dec. 21. https://www.nasa.gov/live
Chris Ferguson sent this note to Starliner employees Friday evening. Team, While we were off to a perfect on-time launch this morning, as most of you know by now, the team was presented with unique and unanticipated trajectory challenges shortly after we separated from the launch vehicle. By all measures the Atlas/Centaur performed very well. […]
While it’s not the mission we planned to execute, the Starliner’s Orbital Flight Test mission remains under way. At this afternoon’s Integrated Mission Management Team (IMMT) meeting with representatives from Boeing and NASA, we made the decision to perform orbit adjust burns and prepare for a landing at the U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range […]
NASA and Boeing officials will hold a media telecon Saturday, Dec. 21 to provide an update on the Starliner Orbital Flight Test. Call-in information and the time of the briefing will be announced here, @BoeingSpace and NASA.gov.
Dec. 20, 2019, 11:35 a.m The CST-100 Starliner is in a safe, stable orbit after an anomaly this morning following launch and spacecraft separation from the Atlas V. The anomaly appears to have been the result of a mission elapsed timer (MET) using an unexpected timeline, which delayed orbital insertion thruster firings, putting Starliner in […]