Starliner Test Flight Delayed till Next Year

Starliner Test Flight Delayed till Next Year

Stuart Gary
Stuart Gary
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast.
SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 129
*Starliner test flight delayed till next year
Boeing says its troubled CST-100 Starliner spacecraft will now undertake an unmanned test flight to the International Space Station in the first half of next year.
*Laser communications system about to launch
NASA are about to launch a new optical laser communications system. The Laser Communications Relay Demonstration will fly aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 551 rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
*China launches new top secret satellite
China has launched a new top secret spacecraft aboard a long March 3B rocket from the Xichang satellite launch centre in south western China’s Sichuan province.
*South Korea launches first domestic space rocket
South Korea has launched its first fully locally built orbital rocket. However, the 47 metre tall KSLV-II or Nuri -- failed to place its 1.5 tonne dummy payload into its planned 700 kilometre high orbit after the third stage shut down 46 seconds early – preventing the mission from achieving orbital velocity.
*The Science Report
Pets infected with COVID-19 likely to end up with acute onset of heart disease.
Paleoanthropologists name new species of ancient human ancestor: Homo bodoensis.
Study shows dogs learn words the same way people do.
Skeptic's guide to what your pseudoscience beliefs say about your character traits

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