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CST-100 Starliner Orbital Flight Test 2 (OFT-2)

Atlas V N22

United Launch Alliance

Launch Status
Success

Weather Forecast During Launch


According to weather officials, there’s a 90% chance of favorable weather conditions at the time of the launch.

Crew


Rosie the Astronaut

Rosie the Astronaut

  • Role: Anthropomorphic Test Device
  • Nationality: Earthling
  • First Flight: 12/20/2019
  • Last Flight: 05/19/2022

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.

Trajectory


View comprehensive details including the rocket’s trajectory, velocity, altitude, thrust, and more at FlightClub.io.

Mission


CST-100 Starliner Orbital Flight Test 2 (OFT-2)

  • Type: Test Flight
  • Orbit: Low Earth Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $110,000,000

This is the second uncrewed test flight for the Starliner spacecraft. Reflight of the OFT mission will allow Boeing to demonstrate readiness of the spacecraft and implement corrections to the problems which were found during the first OFT flight.

Location


Space Launch Complex 41

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 41 has witnessed the launch of 111 rockets, including 111 orbital launch attempts, while Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, has been the site for 937 rocket launches.

Space Launch Complex 41

Rocket


United Launch Alliance Atlas V N22

The Atlas V N22 is a crew rated variant of the Atlas V 422 – it sports two solid motor strap on boosters with two liquid fueled stages. It will be primarly used to support NASA’s Commercial Crew program by taking the CST-100 to orbit.

Atlas V N22

Agency


United Launch Alliance

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. ULA was formed in December 2006 by combining the teams at these companies which provide spacecraft launch services to the government of the United States. ULA launches from both coasts of the US. They launch their Atlas V vehicle from LC-41 in Cape Canaveral and LC-3E at Vandeberg. Their Delta IV launches from LC-37 at Cape Canaveral and LC-6 at Vandenberg.

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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
2 years ago

“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.” (JFK).

Aaron Gosnell
Aaron Gosnell
1 year ago

We will be watching the launch of a future Space museum artifact.

Charles
Charles
1 year ago

CONGRATS!!! JOB WELL DONE! We are back in business, I have faith in Boeing, NASA and the “GOOD OLE USA”!!!

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
Reply to  Charles
1 year ago

Not wrong Charles,
as they say in the classics , “build it and they will come “.

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
1 year ago

Great success Boeing / NASA and as the old saying goes: ” you never fail until you stop trying”.
The sky is the limit again folks, bring it on .!
You had a couple of Aussies going blue here at lift off but all good now we are breathing again.!