NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, Boeing Senior Vice President of Space and Launch Jim Chilton, and Deputy Manager of NASA Commercial Crew Steve Stich provided a post-landing Starliner mission update today from Mission Control at Johnson Space Center in Houston. Archived video here: https://youtu.be/kocZnVAbRsk
• Starliner touches down safely in Western U.S. two days after post-launch anomaly WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Dec. 22, 2019 — The Boeing [NYSE: BA] CST-100 Starliner’s first mission ended historically today when it became the first American orbital space capsule to land on American soil rather than in an ocean. The spacecraft’s […]
Starliner has landed safely, recovery teams preparing to deploy.
Starliner is set to land today at 7:57 a.m. Eastern time at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. Live broadcast starting at 6:45 a.m. Eastern time: https://t.co/VPA0dYJ5wr?amp=1
Starliner flight controllers and engineering teams tested the NASA Docking System in orbit today by executing a series of extensions and retractions. The NDS connects Starliner to the International Space Station by extending and retracting a docking ring, as shown in this prior test video.
The Starliner flight control team is preparing to bring the spacecraft back to Earth on Sunday morning at White Sands Space Harbor, on White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. Key milestones and times include: (All times MST) 5:13 a.m. MCC Go/No-Go Poll 5:20 a.m. Deorbit Burn 5:25 a.m. CM/SM Separation 5:57 a.m. Landing Since Starliner’s launch […]