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Update, May 29: The launch slipped again. The new date is June 1 at 12:25 pm ET and the post-launch press conference is at 2:00 pm ET.

Update, May 17: The launch has been delayed yet again. New date is May 25 at 3:09 pm ET.

Update May 14: The launch has been delayed again until no earlier than May 21 at 4;43 pm ET. ULA’s valve is fixed, but there is a helium leak in Starliner’s service module.

Update, May 11: NASA continues to target May 17 at 6:16 pm ET as the launch date.  If that actually is the date, NASA coverage will begin at 2:00 pm ET and a post-launch press conference will take place at 7:45 pm ET.

Update, May 7, 11:00 pm ET: The launch will take place no earlier than May 17 at 6:16 pm ET.

Update May 7, 6:45 am ET:  NASA says in a blog post the launch will be no earlier than Friday, May 10.

Update, May 6: The launch was scrubbed due to an unexpected reading in an oxygen relief valve on the Atlas V rocket’s upper stage. A new date is TBD.

Original Entry: NASA will hold a post-launch press conference on May 7, 2024 at midnight ET following the launch of the Starliner Crew Flight Test scheduled for May 6 at 10:34 pm ET.

Coverage will air live on NASA+, NASA Television, the NASA appYouTube, and the agency’s website.

Participants are:

  • NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy
  • Ken Bowersox, associate administrator, NASA’s Space Operations Mission Directorate
  • Steve Stich, manager, NASA’s Commercial Crew Program
  • Dana Weigel, manager, NASA’s International Space Station Program
  • Mark Nappi, vice president and program manager, Commercial Crew Program, Boeing
  • Gary Wentz, vice president, Government and Commercial Programs, ULA


June 1
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm