- NASA Watch
- February 6, 2024
Boeing's Starliner Is Back In Space – And Docked With ISS
Keith’s update: Starliner docked with the ISS on Friday night.
Boeing Starliner Launches To The International Space Station, NASA
“Starliner lifted off on NASA’s Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) at 6:54 p.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. Following an orbital insertion burn 31 minutes later, Starliner was on its way for a rendezvous and docking with the space station.”
Starliner enters orbit, headed to space station, but not without a glitch, Washington Post
“Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft finally reached orbit Thursday on its way to docking with the International Space Station, completing a major step after two previous failed attempts that became part of the company’s many woes and a symbol of its fall from grace. But the accomplishment was marred when at a postlaunch briefing, Boeing revealed that two of the four thrusters that were to put the spacecraft into the correct orbit failed.”