Friday, September 4, 2015

Welcome the starliner!

The boeing starliner artist's concept
Welcome the Starliner!

Boeing's new LEO spacecraft, previously known as "CST-100," has received a name!
The Starliner will deliver crews to and from the International Space Station (ISS) or a private space station, as a replacement for the Space Shuttle.  It can carry seven people at a time, and be reused up to ten times.  It is expected to fly to the ISS crewed for the first time in 2017.

Read more here, and here.