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Checking Out Boeing’s Ride

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
January 31, 2021
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Checking Out Boeing’s Ride

NASA astronauts Barry “Butch” Wilmore, left, and Sunita “Suni” Williams visit the Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Dec. 17, 2020.
The astronauts are at Kennedy to prepare for their flights to the International Space Station on Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner, as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program. Wilmore and Williams will command the Crew Flight Test and the Starliner-1 mission, respectively.

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