SpaceX’s Crew Dragon to Make Way for Boeing’s Key Starliner Test—How To Watch?

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft named Crew-2 Dragon will undergo a port relocation on Wednesday morning, July 21, to provide a space for Boeing’s Starlink flight.

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LOS CRUCES, NM – DECEMBER 22: In this NASA handout, the Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is seen after it landed in White Sands, New Mexico, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. The landing completes an abbreviated Orbital Flight Test for the company that still meets several mission objectives for NASAs Commercial Crew program. The Starliner spacecraft launched on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket at 6:36 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20 from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

It is to note that the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft directly competes against the Crew Dragon of Elon Musk’s SpaceX, which are both under the Commercial Crew Program of NASA.

The upcoming launch of Boeing’s Starliner on July 30, which will launch the United LKaunch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V, is notably the first since the company faced a devastating Orbital Flight Test, which launched in December 2019.

The mess is primarily due to the software that Boeing developed, as well as NASA’s lousy oversight, as per Teslarati. Not to mention that the subpar quality control also contributed to the failure. That said, the Atlas V, back then, flew beyond its original route due to multiple thruster firings, which also wasted tons of fuel from the aircraft.

Although Boeing regained its control over the Starliner later on, it was too late for the spacecraft to dock with the ISS.

This time around, it seems that Boeing is nearing its attempt at redemption as there will now be an available dock for its do-over of the Starliner.

SpaceX Crew Dragon Relocation for Boeing’s Key Starliner Test

The Boeing spacecraft has already faced a couple of delays, leading to months, as there has been no docking port available for it due to the launch of SpaceX.

On February 18, the Boeing Starliner was supposedly rescheduled to April, which eventually moved to the end of July. As such, the SpaceX Crew-2 Dragon has to make way for the upcoming do-ever of another competing spacecraft.

The Starliner flight will be launching on July 30 at the Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, Observer reported.

NASA will be covering the docking activities, launch, and pre-launch of the Starliner. It will be broadcasted live on the website of the space agency, which started on July 19.

The actual liftoff of the spacecraft is scheduled at exactly 2:53 pm on July 30.

SpaceX Crew Dragon Port Relocation: How to Watch

The International Space Station reported that NASA will also be covering the port relocation of the Starlink Crew Dragon. The event will start at 6:30 am on July 21, and will be broadcasted live via NASA TV, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.

Meanwhile, the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule offers a breath-taking view from its toilet.

Written by Teejay Boris

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