UPDATE – Media Advisory – Starliner spacecraft Launch of Crew Flight Test to the International Space Station NASA media events

LONGUEUIL, QC, June 4, 2024 /CNW/ – NASA’s Boeing Starliner Crew Flight Test  to the International Space Station (ISS), is now scheduled to launch on June 5 at 10:52 a.m. ET from the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Joshua Kutryk will act as capcom for the launch, from the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

Canadian media can participate virtually in the following NASA events:

  • Live coverage of the launch: June 5 beginning at 6:45 a.m. ET
  • Postlaunch news conference: June 5 at 12:30 p.m. ET

Please see NASA’s media advisory for all the details and the connection links. Event times may change according to postlaunch operations.

Media who wish to request an interview with Joshua Kutryk or a CSA representative are asked to contact the Media Relations Office.

Crew Flight Test of the Starliner spacecraft

This important flight aims to test Starliner’s capabilities. It will pave the way for the Starliner-1 mission to the ISS, set to launch in 2025. Starliner-1 will be CSA astronaut Joshua Kutryk‘s first space mission, and will make him the fourth CSA astronaut to take part in a long-term mission to the ISS.

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