NASA and Boeing will host a media teleconference at 5 p.m. EDT today, Thursday, June 1, to provide an update on the agency’s Boeing Crew Flight Test to the International Space Station – the first flight with astronauts on the company’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft.
Audio of the teleconference will livestream on NASA’s website.
The briefing participants are:
- Steve Stich, manager, NASA’s Commercial Crew Program
- Mark Nappi, vice president and program manager, CST-100 Starliner, Boeing
- Joel Montalbano, manager, NASA’s International Space Station Program
To participate in the call, media must RSVP no later than 30 minutes prior to the start of the event at email@example.com.
The Crew Flight Test will demonstrate the ability of Starliner and the United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket to safely carry astronauts to and from the International Space Station. NASA will fly two astronaut test pilots, Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams, to the space station.
Find out more about NASA’s Commercial Crew Program at:
Joshua Finch / Lora Bleacher
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Brittney Thorpe / Heather Scott
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
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Sandra Jones / Gary Jordan
Johnson Space Center, Houston
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