Boeing capsule returns to Earth after aborted space mission...
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December 22, 2019 - by MARCIA DUNN for apnews.com
CAPE CANAVERAL - Boeing safely landed its crew capsule in the New Mexico desert Sunday after an aborted flight to the International Space Station that could hold up the company's effort to launch astronauts for NASA next year.
The Starliner descended into the Army's White Sands Missile Range in the frigid predawn darkness, ending a two-day demo that should have lasted more than a week.
A trio of red, white and blue parachutes popped open and airbags also inflated around the spacecraft to ease the impact.
"We pinpoint landed it," NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said at a post-landing briefing...
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