Launch date set for Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft at Cape Canaveral

Boeing will launch its spacecraft meant to carry astronauts to the International Space Station before the end of the year. 

The aerospace firm and defense contractor plans to launch its Starliner spacecraft from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Dec. 17, though launch dates can fluctuate. The uncrewed test flight will be the first for the spacecraft, built by Chicago-based Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) to carry astronauts to the International Space Station as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. Read more here.