Science News Roundup: Boeing postpones Starliner launch after new glitch; Russia, U.S. to work together on space station after 2024 – Ifax and more
Following is a summary of current science news briefs.
Boeing postpones Starliner launch after new glitch
Boeing Co scrubbed the launch of its CST-100 Starliner to the International Space Station on Tuesday due to a system glitch, a fresh setback for the U.S. aerospace company following the vehicle’s botched 2019 debut. Boeing engineers ruled out “a number of potential causes, including software,” but were still working to understand the source of “unexpected valve position indications” in the propulsion system, Boeing said in a statement Tuesday evening.
Russia, U.S. to work together on space station after 2024 – Ifax
Russia and the United States will continue working together on the International Space Station (ISS) after 2024, the Interfax news agency cited a senior official at Russia’s space agency Roscosmos as saying on Wednesday. Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin…