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Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner Ready for its Inaugural Flight

20 Dec 2019, 10:20 UTC
Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner Ready for its Inaugural Flight
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The Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is guided into position above a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket at the Vertical Integration Facility at Space Launch Complex 41 at Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Nov. 21, 2019. Starliner was secured atop the rocket for Boeing’s Orbital Flight Test 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. Photo credit: NASA/Cory Huston
Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner is a 21st century human space transportation platform for use on missions to low-Earth orbit. The crew and service modules together are 16.5 feet high. Starliner’s diameter is 15 feet. For its design, Boeing leveraged decades of heritage in human spaceflight as well as including new technologies to make a safe and reliable vehicle. Starliner’s two main pieces are the crew module and service module. The crew module is intended to be reused for up to 10 missions.
Learn more at www.boeing.com/Starliner.

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