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Boeing's Starliner Struggles Continue with Latest Mission to ISS Delayed

SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic aren't the only private companies going into space. Boeing wants to be part of that group, but its Starliner spacecraft falls far behind its counterparts. The company's first attempt in 2019 to send an unmanned vehicle to the International Space Station failed. This week, NASA and Boeing tried again only for the mission to be scrubbed due to technical issues. There's hope it can still be launched in August, but that window is rapidly closing.

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    What in the Hell Is Going on With Boeing’s Starliner?

    What in the Hell Is Going on With Boeing’s Starliner?

    The second uncrewed test of Starliner was scrubbed after 13 valves in its propulsion system failed to open. New details are emerging about a technical …

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    Boeing's Starliner spacecraft: A guide

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    BBC News - By Paul Rincon

    Starliner is one of two vehicles designed to transport astronauts to and from the space station. Boeing's Starliner is one of two US spacecraft tasked by Nasa with transporting astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS). The vehicle is expected to help usher in a new era of private …

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