In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus resupply mission set to depart the International Space Station on Tuesday with the next resupply mission, NG-16, scheduled for NET August 10. The second iROSA is now installed on the Space Station.
Human Space Exploration
ULA, Boeing, and NASA prepare for uncrewed and crewed Starliner flight testsCoalition Members in the News – Boeing, United Launch AllianceNASAspaceflight.com (6/26): At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) and the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, the spacecraft hardware and launch vehicles for two NASA Commercial Crew Program and Boeing test flights are coming together. Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) is set to launch Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner on July 30 for an uncrewed mission to deliver and return cargo from the International Space Station (ISS). With success, OFT-2 will set the stage for Starliner’s Crew Flight Test (CFT), a flight of the Boeing capsule with three NASA astronauts. Both missions will launch on ULA rockets.
Station crew readies for Tuesday Cygnus departure, NG-16 launch NET 10 AugustCoalition Members in the News – Boeing, NanoRacks, Northrop GrummanAmericaSpace.com (6/27): Launched in late February, Northrop Grumman’s 15th Cygnus resupply mission, named in honor of the late African American NASA ...