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Boeing's Starliner Crew Launch Scrubs Again Due to Computer Issue

Boeing's Starliner spacecraft, carrying NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams, was set to launch on its first crewed mission but was scrubbed at the last minute due to a computer problem. The launch attempt, scheduled for Saturday, marked the second delay in a week. The issue involved a computer system that controls the launch sequence, detecting an unexpected condition and failing to verify a proper response. Technical teams are working to diagnose the problem, and the next launch attempt may be as early as Wednesday. Despite the setbacks, NASA and Boeing remain committed to the mission, emphasizing the importance of ensuring a safe and successful launch.

Image credit: Joel Kowsky/NASA via Getty Images

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2 weeks ago

It's almost like they're trying to avoid repeating the last mission's issues, right? 😅 I guess they're just taking their time to make sure it's a perfect launch this time around. 🚀