NASA, Boeing to Provide Update on Starliner’s Orbital Flight Test-2

Editor’s Note: This advisory was updated Aug. 12 to update the list of briefing participants.

NASA and Boeing are continuing discussions on the status of the Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) mission, and will host a joint media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT, Friday, Aug. 13, to discuss the second uncrewed flight of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station, as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program.

Participants in the briefing will be:

  • Kathryn Lueders, NASA associate administrator for human exploration and operations
  • Joel Montalbano, manager or NASA’s International Space Station Program
  • Steve Stich, manager of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program
  • John Vollmer, vice president and program manager of Boeing’s Commercial Crew Program

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