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Katya Pavlushchenko 11h
A private company in Voronezh, Russia, produces some units for spacecraft, said Dmitry Rogozin today. According to him, those units are ordered by Boeing and intended for use in the landing system of Starliner.
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٨٢٣ 35m
Good idea 💡
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G C 9h
🤨🤔 *IF* verifiable as true, that would make Boeing’s a partly American-made, partly EU-made, partly Russian-made spacecraft, atop an American-made rocket with Russian-made engines, launching from American soil. (Whew! 😅 That’s a mouthful! 😆)
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Douglas Loverro Feb 20
Our HEO HErO on day 1776 knows how to think on his feet! Richard Jones and his team took decisive action to ensure that ’s spacecraft got into stable orbit after an anomaly occurred. He was honored by ’s (right).
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Boeing Space 4h
You're right, Joey. And we comply with those contract requirements. uses a Power Converter Unit provided by Zao Orbita in Voronezh, Russia. It allows us to transfer power from to Starliner while docked.
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Boeing Space 4h
It's a flight-proven component used for 20 years on . It was reduced in mass and size to fit the needs of and chosen for its mission assurance and customer reliability.
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Matt Hartman 23h
Wooo!!! my has arrived lol better check for quality control on this one
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Douglas Loverro 5h
For Ascent and Entry Propulsion Officer Chloe Mehring, no mission is impossible! She ensured that the spacecraft was able to achieve a safe orbit despite unexpected challenges. ’s (right) pinned her as our HEO HErO, day 1775!
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Kenneth J. Jaeger 5h
Reveals New, Concerning Detail in ’s Failure via
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Col. Mike Fincke 11h
Congrats Richard! You are truly a HErO. Richard launched us on STS-134 and will launch us on ’s first crewed flight.
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G C 9h
Replying to @SmileSimplify
Oops! *NOT* partly EU-made. I forgot that the is used by , not by . So, Starliner would be partly American-made, partly Russian-made capsule, atop an American-made rocket with Russian-made engines, launching from American soil. Still a mouthful. 😬
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Space Shuttle Almanac 2h
Question to those in the know. With the slot now dedicated to an unmanned flight of , will the crew simply bump to the current slot, etc?
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John Mitchell 2h
Did I miss an announcement re having to re-fly the uncrewed ?
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John Edward Garcia 11h
So, does that mean that American Tax Dollars that were budgeted for were awarded to have been used to purchased parts from a Russian Company, to be used for their project?
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Pursuing X 12h
SpaceX will launch humans to space for the first time - 🚀  The race between and Boeing, which had hoped its spacecraft would be the first to send humans to space from American soil in roughly a decade, is nearing its end.
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DailySpace Feb 18
This is a comparison of the price per seat on these crewed spacecrafts. As you can see, 2 is the cheapest followed by the and the spacecrafts. Do you think that Soyuz flight rate will decrease considerably after Dragon 2 and Starliner are active?
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ChicagoDrumExchange Feb 19
TFW you need to set up before the band gets there, but instead you just mess around on your buddy’s Starliner Skateboard Deck Harmony Sparkleburst.
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ULA Feb 20
ULA is honored to be a part of history as we prepare to launch Astronauts from American soil again for ’s mission atop our human-rated ! Learn more in our blog:
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Space.Googlevesaire 6h
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Feb 20
ICYMI: Two engines flew on the rocket in December 2019. Read more >> (📸: )
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