These 2 NASA astronauts are Boeing Starliner’s 1st crew

We now know who will get to take Boeing’s Starliner capsule out for its first crewed test ride.

NASA astronauts Barry “Butch” Wilmore and Suni Williams will fly on Crew Flight Test (CFT), Starliner’s first crewed mission to the International Space Station, the agency announced today (June 16). Wilmore will command the mission, with Williams serving as pilot and fellow NASA astronaut Mike Fincke training as backup pilot.

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