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Boeing’s first space-ready Starliner crew capsule heads to its launch pad Thursday


Boeing’s first space-ready Starliner crew capsule heads to its launch pad Thursday Boeing’s first Starliner crew capsule to fly in space is set to depart its factory Thursday at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a trip to a launch pad a few miles away, where it will be raised atop an Atlas 5 rocket for liftoff next month on an unpiloted test flight to the International Space Station. The Starliner spacecraft is being readied for liftoff no earlier than Dec. 17 from Cape Canaveral on a week-long unpiloted demonstration flight to the International Space Station, a crucial precursor before the first crewed Starliner mission next year.   More



(Source: SpaceFlight Now - Nov 21)

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