Boe-CFT

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Boe-CFT
OperatorBoeing
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeStarliner
ManufacturerBoeing
Crew
Crew size3
MembersChristopher J. Ferguson
Eric A. Boe
Nicole V. Aunapu Mann
Start of mission
Launch dateAugust 27th 2019[1]
RocketAtlas V N22
Launch siteCape Canaveral SLC-41
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Inclination51.6 degrees
Docking with ISS
Time docked8 days
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Boe-CFT (Boeing Crew Flight Test) is the first crewed mission of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner to the International Space Station, and the second orbital flight test of the Starliner overall. It is scheduled for launch in August 2019 with a crew of three.

Crew[edit]

Position Crew member
TBD 1[2] United States Christopher Ferguson, Boeing
Fourth spaceflight
TBD 2 United States Eric Boe, NASA
Third spaceflight
TBD 3 United States Nicole Aunapu Mann, NASA
First spaceflight

Barry E. Wilmore will serve as backup for both Boe-CFT and for the first Starliner mission crews.

Mission[edit]

The second United Launch Alliance Atlas V N22 rocket, designated AV-082, will launch the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft with a crew of three. The vehicle will dock with the International Space Station, and return to Earth with a ground landing in the United States.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ https://ria.ru/20190117/1549466630.html
  2. ^ NASA has not announced which astronaut will command the Boe-CFT mission.