CAPE CANAVERAL—Boeing’s first CST-100 Starliner Commercial Crew capsule hit all expected parameters during its debut flight test, Boeing says, while unexpectedly demonstrating parachute performance with 30% higher loads than intended due to misconfigured rigging that prevented one of three primary chutes from deploying. “The vehicle trajectory was right on top of pre-test predictions,” John Mulholland, vice president and program manager for Boeing’s Commercial ...


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