Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft undocked from the Worldwide Area Station’s Concord module at 2:36 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Might 25, finishing about 5-days connected to the microgravity laboratory as a part of its uncrewed Orbital Flight Take a look at-2. At undocking, Starliner and the house station had been flying over Earth south of Bangkok, Thailand.
Starliner will execute a deorbit burn at 6:05 p.m. Wednesday, Might 25, to start the ultimate section of its return to Earth, headed for a parachute-assisted touchdown about 6:49 p.m. at White Sands Area Harbor in New Mexico. Dwell protection for the deorbit burn and touchdown will start 5:45 p.m. on NASA Tv, the NASA app, and the company’s web site.
NASA and Boeing will host a postlanding information convention at 9 p.m. on NASA TV from NASA’s Johnson Area Middle in Houston with:
- Steve Stich, supervisor, NASA’s Business Crew Program
- Joel Montalbano, supervisor, NASA’s Worldwide Area Station Program
- Suni Williams, NASA astronaut
- Mark Nappi, vice chairman and program supervisor, Boeing
Starliner launched on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket on a flight check to the Worldwide Area Station at 6:54 p.m. Thursday, Might 19, from Area Launch Complicated-41 at Cape Canaveral Area Power Station in Florida. The uncrewed spacecraft efficiently docked to the house station’s Concord module at 8:28 p.m. Friday, Might 20.
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