First Flight: 12/20/2019
Last Flight: 5/19/2022
Rosie the Astronaut is an Anthropomorphic Test Device (ATD), named after the iconic WWII character, Rosie the Riveter.
It will launch aboard the Boeing Starliner for its inaugural uncrewed flight to the International Space Station and back.
- Atlas V N22 | CST-100 Starliner Orbital Flight Test
- Atlas V N22 | CST-100 Starliner Orbital Flight Test 2 (OFT-2)
Administration: Leanne Caret
Boeing as a space agency has recently provided NASA with assistance on sending humans to the ISS from American with both their construction of the CST-100 Starliner crew capsule and their work on the SLS Avionics to return to the moon and beyond. Their ventures in GPS satellite systems and Tracking and Data Relay Satellites provide information about earth-orbiting craft to stations on the ground. They also enable research on the ISS and will be helping with the construction of the Lunar Gateway.