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Boeing Starliner Stuck on Space Station as More Leaks Discovered


Boeing Starliner Stuck on Space Station as More Leaks Discovered After years of delays and technical problems, Boeing's Starliner finally made it to the International Space Station with NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams on board last week. But when exactly it'll be able to undock and deliver its crew of two back to the surface remains to be seen. Teams have discovered an astonishing five different helium leaks so far, each representing yet another thorn in the spacecraft's already cursed development. The gas is "used in spacecraft thruster systems to allow the thrusters to fire" while navigating through space, according to Boeing.   More



(Source: Yahoo - Jun 14)

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