Boeing’s Starliner on track to launch crucial NASA test flight to space station on Thursday

Teams with NASA, Boeing and United Launch Alliance held a launch readiness review yesterday, (May 17), for Orbital Flight Test-2, which will send an uncrewed Starliner on a shakeout cruise to the orbiting lab. Everything went well, keeping Starliner on course to lift off atop a ULA Atlas V rocket on Thursday at 6:54pm EDT from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.

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NASA safety advisors voice concerns over Boeing’s Starliner, SpaceX’s Starship

West added that SpaceX plans to eventually launch the huge next-generation Starship rocket, currently under development in South Texas, from the Kennedy Space Center could pose a risk to the Falcon 9 and Dragon launch facility at pad 39A.

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Astronomers reveal first image of the black hole at the heart of our galaxy

During a press conference hosted by the U.S. National Science Foundation with the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration in Washington, D.C. today, astronomers unveiled the first image of the supermassive black hole at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy.

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