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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.

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Karl Tate
Karl Tate

Karl's association with Space.com goes back to 2000, when he was hired to produce interactive Flash graphics. From 2010 to 2016, Karl worked as an infographics specialist across all editorial properties of Purch (formerly known as TechMediaNetwork).  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 and now works as a freelance graphic designer in New York City.