14 Could 2022 22:27 (UTC+04:00)
Scheduled to launch at 6:54 p.m. EDT, OFT-2 is the second uncrewed flight for Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft as a part of NASA’s Business Crew Program.
Starliner will launch on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Area Launch Advanced-41 at Cape Canaveral Area Pressure Station in Florida, NASA mentioned on Friday.
Starliner is anticipated to reach on the ISS for docking about 24 hours after launch with greater than 500 kilos of NASA cargo and crew provides.
After a profitable docking, Starliner will spend 5 to 10 days aboard the orbiting laboratory earlier than returning to Earth within the western United States, based on NASA.
The spacecraft will return with almost 600 kilos of cargo, together with reusable Nitrogen Oxygen Recharge System tanks that present breathable air to station crew members.
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