Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft is open to astronauts

Boeing’s first Starliner capsule for the International Space Station is officially open to astronauts living aboard the orbiting laboratory.

The Commercial starliner spaceship, that arrived friday on an uncrewed test flight to the station, it was opened by NASA astronaut Robert Hines at 12:04 pm EDT (1604 GMT) to begin about five days of capsule testing. It’s a major milestone for Boeing and NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, which chose Boeing and SpaceX to fly astronauts to the International Space Station in 2014.

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