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Payload Blog

NASA's Boeing Starliner
Crewed Flight Test (CFT)

Jun 05, 2024 10:52 AM Space Launch Complex 41 • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

You don't want to miss this exciting milestone launch for NASA's Commercial Crew Program! The Crew Flight Test will send two astronauts to the International Space Station aboard Boeing's Starliner spacecraft for the very first time. Join us to witness liftoff, and to hear more about the journey that has built up to this moment.

Launch Viewing:

The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will open at 8 AM on June 5, 2024 for the launch attempt of NASA's Boeing Starliner Crewed Flight Test. Launch viewing at from the Apollo/Saturn V Center and main visitor complex is included with admission.

ULA Atlas V rocket lifting off from SLC-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

NET June 5, 2024 | NASA's Boeing Starliner Crewed Flight Test

NASA's Boeing Starliner Astronauts

Butch Wilmore

Mission Commander

Suni Williams



  • Launch Provider: United Launch Alliance
  • Rocket Type: Atlas V

The Crew Flight Test will demonstrate the ability of Boeing's Starliner and the United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket to safely carry astronauts to and from the International Space Station. Following a successful test flight with astronauts, NASA will begin the final process of certifying the Starliner spacecraft and systems for regular crew rotation flights to the space station.