The cosmic threads are outfitted in Boeing’s signature blue color and are to be worn by astronauts launching and landing on the company’s CST-100 Starliner capsules.
NASA and Boeing are tentatively targeting a six-day crew mission in early December for Starliner.
NASA announced the astronauts who will be the first to launch aboard Boeing’s Starliner capsule.
NASA names the first two astronauts who will fly on Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft
That's it for NASA's SLS news conference today—they announced a NET June 19 date for the next fueling test. With Starliner home safely, and no scheduled launches until June 3, I think it's time for a long weekend. Have fun, stay safe, and be kind to one another!
Join the virtual voyage of @BoeingSpace 's #Starliner on OFT-2, the test flight to the @Space_Station that will help qualify it as our newest human-rated spacecraft! Watch live as Starliner lifts off, scheduled for 6:54pm ET (22:54 UTC) Thursday, May 19:
NASA, @BoeingSpace , and @ulalaunch have scrubbed today's launch to the @Space_Station due to unexpected valve position indications in the Starliner propulsion system. The next launch opportunity would be Aug. 4 at 12:57pm ET (16:57 UTC). Follow updates:
A major step forward for @Commercial_Crew this week: @BoeingSpace 's #Starliner spacecraft rolled out of the processing facility and was secured atop a @ulalaunch rocket. Starliner's first launch, an uncrewed test flight to @Space_Station , is Dec. 17.
Happening Now: Flight controllers are turning @BoeingSpace 's #Starliner spacecraft to a position that will recharge its solar arrays. Starliner is currently in a stable orbit. Watch our live coverage:
Hear from the five astronauts who will be the first fly 's Starliner and 's Crew Dragon to the International Space Station!