Boeing is about to launch its Starliner crew spacecraft for the first time


The future of manned space flight is being tested later this week with a rocket launch from Cape Canaveral NASA and Boeing say everything's on track for launch for the starliner crew capsule shakedown cruise to the international space station starliner has to prove itself in flight before astronauts will fly it that means thousands of measurement someone real time some to be recorded Boeing's John Mulholland says they should know pretty quickly whether it all worked not only our plan is to have a system by system data review within two weeks of landing forecasters say the weather is about eighty percent favorable for Friday morning's launch six thirty six eastern time Peter king CBS news at the Kennedy

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