NASA and Boeing recently announced that December 17, 2019, will be the anticipated launch date for Orbital Flight Test -1 of Boeing's CST 100 Starliner. It will be an uncrewed mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
This is a critical step forward for NASA's Commercial Crew Program which was designed to return human spaceflight capability to NASA via commercial partners Boeing and SpaceX/
|Boeing's Orbital Flight Test - 1 CST 100 Starliner Being mated to its Service Module.|
Credit: Boeing via Ars Technica.com
I will be at sea in the South Pacific when the planned launch date occurs but I will be watching!
Sky Guy in VA