A Boeing Starliner docks at the International Space Station for the first time

Boeing’s Starliner capsule arrived at the International Space Station Friday night (May 20), marking a milestone for the space giant’s quest to transport NASA astronauts to and from orbit.

Go Starliner aboard an Atlas 5 rocket from United Launch Alliance Thursday evening (May 19), as it embarked on a crucial unmanned mission to the station called Orbital Flight Test 2 (OFT-2). After about 22 hours, starliner She began focusing on the International Space Station, performing a series of fly-bys, approaches, and retreats designed to showcase her rendezvous pieces.

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