Science News Summary: Boeing Starliner is ready to take a crucial orbit. Teen girls open their minds to robotics and others in northern Nigeria | Technology

Here is a summary of current science news.

Systemic problems prompted Boeing to postpone a test space flight

Boeing launched the CST-100 Starliner capsule at the International Space Station due to an unexpected system crash following the 2019 traffic jam on Tuesday. It was not immediately clear if the launch would be postponed to Wednesday.

Teen girls in northern Nigeria “open their minds to robotics”

In the northern Nigerian city of Kano, teenagers are learning robotics, computers and other STEM lessons as part of an innovative project to challenge what local girls should do in a conservative Muslim community. Where girls are expected to marry young and their education is often short-lived, Kabara’s non-governmental organization is expanding its worldview through the use of construction machinery, shared software, and math and science.

The Boeing Starliner is ready for a crucial cruise

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner Capplel is set to explode on Tuesday, following a major crash in its first crash in 2019, after a crucial maintenance test flight to the Florida Capitol on Tuesday. Tuesday’s unresolved mission is a prerequisite for a possible human flight before the end of the year. It also shows a key test for US flight space after the crisis – a pandemic for demand for new aircraft and a security scandal caused by two deadly 737 Max crashes – has damaged Boeing’s finances and engineering reputation.

(With agency resources)


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