Media Advisory – Launch of Boeing’s Starliner crew flight test: Media accreditation

LONGUEUIL, QC, March 1, 2024 /CNW/ – Media are invited to Johnson Space Centre in Houston, Texas to cover the launch of NASA’s Boeing Crew Flight Test (CFT) to the International Space Station (ISS), targeted for no earlier than April 22, 2024.

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CFT is an important milestone ahead of the Starliner-1 mission, the spacecraft’s first operational mission, on which Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Joshua Kutryk is scheduled to fly, no earlier than the beginning of 2025. Starliner-1 will be Joshua’s first mission, making him the fourth CSA astronaut to take part in a long-duration mission aboard the ISS and the first one to fly under NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.

Joshua Kutryk will also be Capcom for the CFT flight, supporting from NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.¬†

To attend the CFT launch, Canadian media must apply for accreditation online by 11:59 p.m. ET on March 14, 2024.

For more information, please consult NASA’s media advisory.


Media accreditation to cover launch of NASA’s Boeing Crew Flight Test to the ISS


March 14, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. ET


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