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Rosie the Astronaut

Rosie the Astronaut

Status: Active
11/1/2019 –
Nationality: Earthling
Type: Non-Human
First Flight: 12/20/2019
Last Flight: 12/20/2019

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.



Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: BA
Administration: Leanne Caret
Founded: 2002
Launchers: SLS
Spacecraft: Starliner
Country: USA

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.

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