Engine flaw delays Boeing test of crew capsule…

Tampa (AFP) Aug 2, 2018

An engine flaw discovered during a launchpad test of Boeing’s Starliner spaceship, designed to carry humans to the International Space Station, has delayed its first crew test flight until next year.

The problem involved failures with several abort engines that did not close as planned and allowed propellant to leak, company officials said in a conference call on Wednesday.

“We are confi
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