Boeing, NASA target May 19 for 2nd test flight of Starliner spacecraft

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Boeing officials are targeting May 19 for the launch of its Orbital Flight Test-2 Mission.


The launch from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station is scheduled for 6:54 p.m.

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The Starliner crew module will launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.

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This will be Boeing’s second uncrewed Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.

The mission will be a test of the spacecraft and rocket from launch, to docking and return to Earth, in preparation for Starliner’s first flight with astronauts aboard.

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Matt Reeser

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Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.