NASA has completed its investigation into Boeing's problematic first test flight of a Starliner crew capsule as the company and agency look toward a second test flight sometime this year.
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The coronavirus pandemic has slowed testing of NASA's next megarocket, but the monthslong process is resuming and has checked off a key milestone: powering up the core stage.
Starliner's chutes performed well during a drop test over New Mexico's White Sands Space Harbor on June 21 that was designed to simulate an abort shortly after launch.
Boeing, one of the two companies supplying commercial crew vehicles, is under investigation in relation to a lucrative contract to land humans on the moon, according to a Washington Post report.
NASA's monopoly on American activities in low-Earth orbit (LEO) is ending, and that's just what the space agency wants.
Boeing announced Monday (April 6) that it will conduct a second uncrewed flight test of its Starliner capsule for astronauts after a problematic debut in December 2019.
NASA has still not decided whether it will require Boeing to do a second uncrewed test flight of its Starliner spacecraft, which failed to reach the International Space Station in December.
Starliner's crew module could have "bumped" into its service module after separation if Boeing hadn't caught the error.
Boeing is considering another test flight for its CST-100 Starliner commercial crew spacecraft amid concerns from a NASA safety panel about its first flight.
A Boeing satellite is being hastily moved into "graveyard orbit" following a devastating "anomaly" that turned its batteries into bombs.
SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule isn't the only vehicle in the home stretch toward crewed flight; three other private spacecraft may get up and running this year as well.
Snoopy's latest adventure as the "world famous astronaut" has now been revealed in a new video from the first Orbital Flight Test of Boeing's CST-100 Starliner.
It'll be a little while before we know if the next flight of Boeing's new CST-100 Starliner capsule will carry astronauts.
From commercial crew to a flood of Mars missions, 2020 promises to be an exciting year for spaceflight.
Perhaps nobody was more excited to see Boeing's first Starliner spacecraft touch down safely yesterday than Mike Fincke, Nicole Mann and Chris Ferguson.
Today is a very big day for human spaceflight, NASA officials said, but it's still unclear what tomorrow will bring.