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OFT-2 STARLINER RETRY PRE-LAUNCH NEWS CONF, May 17, 2022, virtual, 12:00 pm ET


NASA and Boeing will hold a pre-launch news conference on May 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm ET or no earlier than one hour after completion of the Launch Readiness Review for the May 19 launch of Boeing’s uncrewed Orbital Flight Test-2 to the International Space Station.

The news conference will air live on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.

Participants are:

  • Steve Stich, manager, NASA’s Commercial Crew Program
  • Joel Montalbano, manager, NASA’s International Space Station Program
  • Mark Nappi, vice president and program manager, Boeing Commercial Crew Program
  • Gary Wentz, vice president, Government and Commercial Programs, ULA
  • Will Ulrich, launch weather officer, U.S. Space Force, 45th Weather Squadron, Space Launch Delta 45

This is the second attempt for OFT-2.  The first try on August 3, 2021 was scrubbed about two hours before launch when 13 propulsion valves would not open.


May 17, 2022
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm