ULA Atlas V Boeing Starliner crew flight test

Event Information

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NASA’s Boeing Starliner
Crew Flight Test (CFT)

June 01, 2024 12:25 pm

Space Launch Complex 41 • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

Updates: All premium launch transportation tickets and admission tickets purchased for the May 6 attempt will remain valid for the next attempt, which is currently (NET) scheduled no earlier than June 1, 2024. Launch transportation ticket holders will be notified via email when additional information becomes available.

You won’t want to miss this exciting milestone for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program! The Crew Flight Test will see two astronauts fly to the International Space Station aboard Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft for the first time. Join us to watch the launch and learn more about the journey leading up to this moment.

Watching the launch:

Watch as the Atlas V rocket lifts off the pad! This special viewing opportunity is available with the purchase of a Premium Launch Transportation Ticket in addition to the admission fee.

Due to the launch of NASA’s Boeing Starliner, the Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour will not be available on June 1, 2024.

Launch Viewing

Apollo/Saturn V Premium
Launch Transport Tickets

This item is sold out.

,70 In addition to the admission

  • About 5.4 miles/ 8.7 kilometers from the launch pad
  • Bleacher seats are limited; first come, first served.
  • Launch audio, video feed and commentary provided by space specialist communicators

Atlantis North Lawn

Positioned on the left when approaching the Space Shuttle Atlantis®

included with admission

  • Watch the rocket once it crosses the tree line
  • About 7.1 miles / 11.4 kilometers from the launch pad
  • Bleacher seats will be limited; first come, first served.
  • Launch audio, video and communicator commentary available

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

NET June 1, 2024 | NASA’s Boeing Starliner crew flight test

NASA’s Boeing Starliner Astronauts

Butch Wilmore

Mission Commander

Sunny Williams


Mission Description:

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

The Crew Flight Test will demonstrate the ability of Boeing’s Starliner and United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket to safely carry astronauts to and from the International Space Station. Following the 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.


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