On May 21, Boeing Space’s Starliner made history, When docking for the first time with the International Space Station,. The flight took about 24 hours and It was a test of the ability to transport astronauts into space. Although it was not without problems, it was an essential step towards making Starliner another viable commercial transportation solution, such as SpaceX You’ve been doing this for some time with your ship dragon crew.
capsule Starliner has a height of about 5 meters and is capable of carrying a crew of up to seven people.. To get a better sense of the inside, NASA astronaut Bob Hines shared a short video about what it’s like to travel in a capsule. Among the aspects in focus was the model Rosie, seated in the control chair, who “driving” the drone flight.
The doll is equipped with sensor laden technology to help investigators understand the capsule’s performance while traveling.As well as its effects on the human body. “You have a great view from your window, but there are two other similar places here, plus plenty of cargo space as well,” the astronaut said. For this mission, the capsule transported about 227 kg of cargo to the International Space Station.
Starliner goes It remains docked at the International Space Station for five to 10 days before returning to Earth, forecast a parachute-assisted landing in New Mexico. The capsule will then be analyzed by NASA and Boeing before evaluating whether its flight was successful to begin manned testing. The capsule has been described as usable for up to 10 tasks.. Like the Crew Dragon, the capsule has wireless internet and tablet-like interfaces for the crew on board.
Watch in the photo gallery the arrival of the Starliner to the International Space Station:
Despite the successful mission aboard the flight to the International Space Station, the final test of return, in which Starliner still has to contend with extreme forces to re-enter Earth’s atmosphere. This was the capsule’s third flight attempt after two failed attempts in 2019 and again in summer last year.
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