United Launch Alliance is scheduled to launch a Atlas V N22 rocket as part of the CST-100 Starliner Orbital Flight Test 2 (Uncrewed) mission. The launch window for the Test Flight mission is on 07/30/2021 18:53 UTC from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Atlas V N22 and experience the excitement for yourself.
This is the second uncrewed test flight for the Starliner spacecraft. Reflight of the OFT mission will allow Boeing to demonstrate readiness of the spacecraft and implement corrections to the problems which were found during the first OFT flight.
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.
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.
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