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BOEING STARLINER OFT-2 FAREWELL CEREMONY AND HATCH CLOSING, May 24, 2022, Earth orbit, 12:20 pm ET/1:55 pm ET

(NASA TV begins 12:20 pm ET)

Update, May 23:  Boeing and NASA confirm hatch closing will be on May 24 and undocking and landing on May 25.

The schedule on May 24 is as follows. Events will air live on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.

  • 12:20 p.m. – NASA Administrator event with commercial crew astronauts at ISS
  • 12:55 p.m. – Starliner farewell ceremony
  • 1:30 p.m. – Hatch closure TV coverage begins for 1:55 p.m. hatch closing

See our separate entries for undocking and landing on May 25, and the post-landing news conference later that evening.

Original entry: Boeing’s uncrewed Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) of the Starliner commercial crew spacecraft docked with the ISS on May 20, 2022 and the hatches were opened in May 21.

The plan is for the hatches to be closed on May 24.  NASA and Boeing had not announced if there will be live video and/or media teleconferences as of May 21.

The tenative plan is for undocking on May 25, but that is dependent on weather at the landing site at White Sands Missile Range, NM.

Details

Date:
May 24
Time:
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm