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Watch: Ride inside Boeing’s Starliner on its historic journey to space and back

Boeing provided never-seen-before views of space flight when it released video footage from inside its Starliner capsule. Cameras inside the cabin carry viewers from launch to touchdown.

Designed in Huntsville, and delivered into space by an Atlas V rocket built by United Launch Alliance (ULA) in Decatur, Starliner became the first American orbital space capsule to land on U.S. soil when it touched down at the U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico on December 22. Previous American human-rated space capsules had landed in the ocean.


The video shows two special participants inside the cabin on this uncrewed test flight. One was “Snoopy,” the tethered gravity indicator sitting in the pilot’s seat. Rosie the Rocketeer, a sensor-laden test dummy, was also along for the ride. Rosie helped provide data on numerous aspects of the flight, including force measurement at launch and landing.

Tim Howe is an owner of Yellowhammer Multimedia

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