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NASA's Boeing Starliner
Crew Flight Test (CFT)

Jun 01, 2024 12:25 PM

Space Launch Complex 41 • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

Updated: All premium launch transportation tickets and admission tickets purchased for the May 6 attempt will remain valid for the next attempt, currently (NET) scheduled no earlier than June 1, 2024. Launch Transportation ticket holders will be notified by email when additional information becomes available.

You don't want to miss this exciting milestone launch for NASA's Commercial Crew Program! The crewed flight test will send two astronauts to the International Space Station aboard Boeing's Starliner spacecraft for the first time. Join us to witness the liftoff and hear more about the journey leading up to this moment.

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Watch the launch as the Atlas V rocket leaves the pad! This exclusive viewing opportunity is available with the purchase of a Premium Launch Transportation ticket, exclusive of admission.

Due to the launch of NASA's Boeing Starliner, Kennedy Space Center bus tours will be unavailable on June 1, 2024.

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  • About 5.4 miles/ 8.7 kilometers from the launch pad
  • limited bleacher seats; First come first served.
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Space Shuttle Atlantis® is located on the left as you approach it

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  • Watch the rocket once it clears the tree line
  • Approximately 7.1 miles / 11.4 kilometers from the launch pad
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  • Enable available audio, video, and interactive commentary

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A ULA Atlas V rocket lifts off from SLC-41 at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

NET June 1, 2024 | NASA's Boeing Starliner crewed flight test

NASA's Boeing Starliner astronauts

Butch Wilmore

Mission Commander

Sunny Williams


Mission Details:

  • Launch Provider: United Launch Alliance
  • Rocket Type: Atlas V

The crewed flight test will demonstrate the ability of Boeing's Starliner and United Launch Alliance's Atlas V rocket to safely carry astronauts to and from the International Space Station. Following a successful test flight with astronauts, NASA will begin the final process of certifying the Starliner spacecraft and systems for regular crew rotation flights to the space station.