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Space Station Crew Preps For Boeing Starliner 2022

Space Station Crew Preps For Boeing Starliner 2022

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NASA Flight Engineers Kjell Lindgren and Bob Hines continued training for the arrival of the Starliner spacecraft targeted for 7:10 p.m. EDT (4:10 p.m. EDT) on Friday, May 20.

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The duo reviewed the OFT-2 mission profile and rehearsed the remote commanding of Starliner on a computer.

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The device that sends and receives data from approaching commercial crew vehicles, Common Communications for Visiting Vehicles (C2V2), was activated earlier this week.

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Starliner will lift off atop the Atlas-V rocket from United Launch Alliance at 6:54 p.m. EDT (3:54 p.m. PDT) on Thursday, May 19, from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.

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Lindgren and Hines also began the day collecting and stowing their blood samples for later analysis

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Hines then activated the Astrobee robotic free-flyer assistants inside the Kibo laboratory module.

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