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Boeing's CST-100 Starliner Space Capsule (Infographic)

Boeing is developing its capsule for use ferrying astronauts to Earth orbit and to the International Space Station.
Boeing is developing its capsule for use ferrying astronauts to Earth orbit and to the International Space Station. (Image credit: Karl Tate, SPACE.com Contributor)

Aerospace juggernaut Boeing is developing a new spacecraft, the CST-100, aimed at launching astronauts into low-Earth orbit and returning them safely to Earth. The space capsule is expected to initially launch atop a modified Atlas 5 rocket. Find out more about the CST-100 space capsule with the SPACE.com infographic above.

Karl Tate
Karl's association with SPACE.com goes back to 2000, when he was hired to produce interactive Flash graphics. Starting in 2010, Karl has been TechMediaNetwork's infographics specialist across all editorial properties.  Before joining SPACE.com, Karl spent 11 years at the New York headquarters of The Associated Press, creating  news graphics for use around the world in newspapers and on the web.  He has a degree in graphic design from Louisiana State University. To find out what his latest project is, you can follow Karl on Google+.

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