NASA and Boeing to broadcast media teleconference on orbital flight test mission

NASA has announced that as part of NASA´s Commercial Crew Program, it will partner with Boeing for a news teleconference, following the agency´s Flight Readiness Review for Boeing´s uncrewed Orbital Flight Test (OFT) to the International Space Station, the agency said.

Launch of Boeing´s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is targeted for 6:36 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Boeing´s uncrewed flight test will be Starliner´s maiden mission to the International Space Station, which, is part of NASA´s Commercial Crew Program to return human spaceflight launches to the space station from American soil on America spacecraft and rockets.