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POSTPONED

BOEING OFT-2 STARLINER DOCKS AT ISS, ?, Earth orbit

Update, August 13:  The launch has been postponed indefinitely.

Update, August 3,10:35 am ET:  Today’s launch was postponed.  New dates for launch and docking have not been announced.

Update, July 31:  NASA confirms the new launch date/time is August 3 at 1:20 pm ET.  If that takes place as planned, OFT-2 will dock at the ISS on August 4 at 1:37 pm ET.  NASA TV coverage of rendezvous and docking begins at 10:30 am ET.

Update, July 29:  The OFT-2 launch has been postpoed to August 3 because of problems today docking Russia’s Nauka science module to the ISS.  The current plan is to launch OFT-2 on August 3, with docking on August 4, but that is tentative.

Original Entry: If launch goes as planned on July 30, Boeing’s Starliner commercial crew spacecraft will dock at the International Space Station on July 31, 2021 about 3:06 pm ET on its Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) uncrewed mission.  Hatch opening is not scheduled until the next day.

Details

Date:
August 4
Time:
10:30 am - 11:00 pm