Published 23:56 IST, June 5th 2024

Boeing Launches NASA Astronauts for First Time After Years of Delays

A pair of NASA test pilots blasted off aboard Boeing’s Starliner capsule for the International Space Station, the first to fly the new spacecraft.

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The two astronauts are scheduled to liftoff later today on the Boeing Starliner capsule for a trip to the international space station.
NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore, left, and Suni Williams wave as they leave the operations and checkout building for a trip to launch pad at Space Launch Complex 41, June 5, 2024, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. | Image: (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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23:56 IST, June 5th 2024