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Boeing's Space Capsule Experiences More Helium Leaks on First Test Flight with Astronauts

  • Boeing's Starliner capsule developed additional helium leaks during its first test flight with astronauts en route to the International Space Station.
  • Despite the leaks, mission managers continued with the planned docking at the space station, monitoring the situation closely.
  • The leaks were traced to a faulty rubber seal, but the mission proceeded with devised workarounds.