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Offline TrevorMonty

5 seats, 4 NASA crew leaving one spare. If Boeing can sell that seat then it is great way to make some extra money.

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Re: Boeing's CST-100 - Master Updates and Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #241 on: 09/26/2017 06:17 PM »
5 seats, 4 NASA crew leaving one spare. If Boeing can sell that seat then it is great way to make some extra money.

I don't understand how that will work if CST-100 is flying once every 6-12 months.

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Re: Boeing's CST-100 - Master Updates and Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #242 on: 09/26/2017 07:01 PM »
5 seats, 4 NASA crew leaving one spare. If Boeing can sell that seat then it is great way to make some extra money.

I don't understand how that will work if CST-100 is flying once every 6-12 months.
Long duration crew member slot??

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Re: Boeing's CST-100 - Master Updates and Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #243 on: 09/27/2017 12:17 PM »
Doesn’t sound very confident of crewed flight in 2018:

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Chris Ferguson, Boeing: on track do at least uncrewed CST-100 test flight next year and “ideally” crewed test flight as well. #IAC2017

https://twitter.com/jeff_foust/status/912534994211368960

And a SpaceNews article on that as well.

http://spacenews.com/crewed-starliner-test-flight-could-slip-to-2019/

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Re: Boeing's CST-100 - Master Updates and Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #244 on: 09/30/2017 01:46 AM »
5 seats, 4 NASA crew leaving one spare. If Boeing can sell that seat then it is great way to make some extra money.

I don't understand how that will work if CST-100 is flying once every 6-12 months.
Long duration crew member slot??
I would expect that space to be taken up by NASA for extra cargo transport.  Unless NanoRacks is able to finalize an agreement with the ISS partners for a NR employee slot on the station for managing their commercial airlock/payloads.


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#IAC2017 @NanoRacks hints that they're in discussion with NASA for their own crew on the ISS
https://twitter.com/australianspace/status/912858633137819649

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Response to a question on the impact of using ISS crew for commercial. Jeff stated that several organisations including his were in talk 1/2
https://twitter.com/australianspace/status/912863802172903424

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With NASA about putting their own commercial crew on the station. Raises issues about real estate etc but he's a determined guy 2/2
https://twitter.com/australianspace/status/912864168415346690
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Re: Boeing's CST-100 - Master Updates and Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #245 on: 10/06/2017 04:27 AM »
Boeing CST-100 Starliner - the progress so far

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Published on Oct 5, 2017

Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 Starliner spacecraft is being developed as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. The spacecraft will transport up to seven astronauts, or a mix of crew and cargo, to low-Earth orbit.

Credit: Boeing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLPiSapL33Y?t=001

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Re: Boeing's CST-100 - Master Updates and Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #246 on: 10/18/2017 08:48 AM »
From the video here: https://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=44006.msg1738899#msg1738899

Hardware coming together! (and separating!)


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ARTICLE: Boeing Starliner trio preparing for test flights -
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2017/11/boeing-starliner-trio-test-flights/

Includes more cool L2 renders from Nathan Koga.

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Re: Boeing's CST-100 - Master Updates and Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #248 on: 11/27/2017 08:50 PM »
ARTICLE: Boeing Starliner trio preparing for test flights -
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2017/11/boeing-starliner-trio-test-flights/

Includes more cool L2 renders from Nathan Koga.

Was just thinking yesterday that there had been a surprising dearth of Starliner news recently.  Excellent timing.  Plus, new "updates" should be coming in the Commercial Crew update part of the NAC meeting on Nov. 29th.
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Re: Boeing's CST-100 - Master Updates and Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #249 on: 11/29/2017 11:00 PM »
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So what does a fleet of spacecraft under construction look like? #Starliner - coming soon to a Galaxy near you.

https://twitter.com/Astro_Ferg/status/936018967180738563

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Re: Boeing's CST-100 - Master Updates and Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #250 on: 11/30/2017 08:07 AM »
Reminds me of Stephen Baxter Voyage, when columbia aviation is building the MEMs...
« Last Edit: 11/30/2017 08:07 AM by Archibald »

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