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Boeing acknowledges “gaps” in its Starliner software testing, Ars Technica

    

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“They did an abundance of testing.”

      

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( Starliner touches down in December. On Friday during a detailed, 75 – minute briefing with reporters, a key Boeing spaceflight official sought to be as clear as possible about the company troubles with its Starliner spacecraft.
After an Starliner touches down in December. uncrewed test flight
in December of the spacecraft, Boeing “learned some hard lessons,” said John Mulholland, a vice president who manages the company commercial crew program. The December mission landed safely but suffered two serious software problems. Now, Mulholland said, Boeing will work hard to rebuild trust between itself and the vehicle’s customer, NASA. During the last decade, NASA has paid Boeing a total of $ 4.8 billion to develop a safe capsule to fly US astronauts to and from the International Space Station.

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