Atlas V N22 Atlas V N22
CST-100 Starliner Crewed Flight Test
CST-100 Starliner Crewed Flight Test Patch

This is the first crewed test flight of Starliner spacecraft. It will carry NASA astronauts Christopher Ferguson, Michael Fincke and Nicole Mann to the International Space Station.

Mission Type Test Flight
Orbit Low Earth Orbit
Atlas V N22
Atlas V N22

The Atlas V N22 is a crew rated variant of the Atlas V 422 - it sports two solid motor strap on boosters with two liquid fueled stages. It will be primarly used to support NASA's Commercial Crew program by taking the CST-100 to orbit.

Manufacturer United Launch Alliance
Thrust nullkN
Length 58m
Diameter 3.8m
LEO Capacity 13034kg
GTO Capacity Unknown
Launch Cost $110m
United Launch Alliance
United Launch Alliance

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. ULA was formed in December 2006 by combining the teams at these companies which provide spacecraft launch services to the government of the United States. ULA launches from both coasts of the US. They launch their Atlas V vehicle from LC-41 in Cape Canaveral and LC-3E at Vandeberg. Their Delta IV launches from LC-37 at Cape Canaveral and LC-6 at Vandenberg.

Type Commercial
Administrator CEO: Tory Bruno
Launch Vehicles Atlas | Delta IV | Vulcan
Spacecraft CST-100 Starliner
Space Launch Complex 41
Space Launch Complex 41
Location Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Total Launches 106
Links Wikipedia | Map
Meet the Crew
Barry E. Wilmore

Barry E. Wilmore


Age 60 (1962-12-29)
Status Active
Barry E. Wilmore

Sunita Williams


Age 57 (1965-09-19)
Status Active