USCV-3 (Starliner-1)

Atlas V N22

United Launch Alliance

Launch Status
Date/Time May Change

Crew

Sunita Williams

Sunita Williams

Commander

Status: Active
9/19/1965 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Sunita Pandya Lyn Williams is an American astronaut and United States Navy officer of Indo-Slovenian descent. She formerly held the records for total spacewalks by a woman (seven) and most spacewalk time for a woman (50 hours, 40 minutes). Williams was assigned to the International Space Station as a member of Expedition 14 and Expedition 15. In 2012, she served as a flight engineer on Expedition 32 and then commander of Expedition 33.

Josh A. Cassada

Josh A. Cassada

Pilot

Status: Active
7/18/1973 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Josh Aaron Cassada is an American physicist, test pilot, and NASA astronaut. Prior to his selection to join NASA in 2013, Cassada served as a test pilot in the US Navy, and has over 3,500 hours in more than 40 aircraft, and 23 combat missions. In August 2018, Cassada was selected for CTS-1, the first operational mission of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner.

Jeanette J. Epps

Jeanette J. Epps

Mission Specialist

Status: Active
11/3/1970 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Jeanette Jo Epps is an American aerospace engineer and NASA astronaut.

Mission

USCV-3 (Starliner-1)

Type: Human Exploration

USCV-3 (US Crew Vehicle-3), also known as Starliner-1, is the first operational crewed flight of the Boeing Starliner vehicle. It will take NASA astronauts Sunita Williams and Josh Cassada on what is planned as the first long duration mission of Starliner to International Space Station.

Location

Space Launch Complex 41

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

209 launches have been at this location.

Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Atlas V N22

Length: 58 meters
Diameter: 3.8 meters
First Launched: January 13, 2021

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.

The Atlas V N22 rocket has been launched a total of 1 times with 1 successful and 0 failed launches.

Agency

United Launch Alliance

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: ULA
Administration: CEO: Tory Bruno
Founded: 2006
Launchers: Atlas | Delta IV | Vulcan
Spacecraft: CST-100 Starliner
Country: USA

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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