NASA, Boeing to Discuss Readiness of Uncrewed Flight Test

The Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is lifted at the Vertical Integration Facility at Space Launch Complex-41 at Florida’s Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on May 4, 2022. Starliner will be secured atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket for Boeing’s second Orbital Flight Test (OFT-2) to the International Space Station for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. The spacecraft rolled out from Boeing’s Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center earlier in the day.
Credits: NASA/Frank Michaux

NASA and Boeing will hold a media teleconference at about 6 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 11, following the Flight Readiness Review for the agencys Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2), the second uncrewed flight test of the companys CST-100 Starliner spacecraft for the agencys Commercial Crew Program.

Audio of the teleconference will stream live on the agencyswebsite.

The teleconference will focus on the readiness of the flight test and is targeted to begin approximately one hour after the readiness review concludes with the following participants:

  • Kathryn Lueders, associate administrator, NASAs Space Operations Mission Directorate
  • Steve Stich, manager, NASAs Commercial Crew Program
  • Joel Montalbano, manager, NASAs International Space Station Program
  • Emily Nelson, acting chief flight director, NASAs Flight Operations Directorate
  • Mark Nappi, vice president and program manager, Boeing Commercial Crew Program
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