Boeing’s Space Taxi Faces Another Lengthy Delay

CST-100 Starliner
Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner has returned to its production factory for repairs to propulsion system valves.
Credit: Boeing
Boeing intended Orbital Flight Test-2 to be the triumphant return of the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft into orbit following a botched debut 20 months earlier. But this time, the Starliner—a commercial space taxi developed in partnership with NASA—never made it off the ground. The day before the...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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