United Launch Alliance // NET May 31, 2023

CST-100 Starliner Crewed Flight Test

Launch Overview

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NET May 2023

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Space Launch Complex 41

Cape Canaveral

Mission Details

This is the first crewed test flight of Starliner spacecraft. It will carry NASA astronauts Christopher Ferguson, Michael Fincke and Nicole Mann to the International Space Station.

meet the crew

Barry E. Wilmore
Barry E. Wilmore

CST-100 Starliner Crewed Flight Test Commander

Sunita Williams
Sunita Williams

CST-100 Starliner Crewed Flight Test Pilot

Who is ULA?

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. ULA was formed in December 2006 by combining the teams at these companies which provide spacecraft launch services to the government of the United States. ULA launches from both coasts of the US. They launch their Atlas V vehicle from LC-41 in Cape Canaveral and LC-3E at Vandeberg. Their Delta IV launches from LC-37 at Cape Canaveral and LC-6 at Vandenberg.

What Is Atlas V N22?

The Atlas V N22 is a crew rated variant of the Atlas V 422 - it sports two solid motor strap on boosters with two liquid fueled stages. It will be primarly used to support NASA's Commercial Crew program by taking the CST-100 to orbit.

Rocket Overview


Atlas V N22

Space Launch Complex 41

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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