"Starliner hit the bull’s eye. It landed exactly where it was supposed to," a NASA commentator said in a broadcast.
The day before, NASA said that the Starliner's orbit is "stable" and the American had engineers evaluated the condition of the capsule as "healthy".
The CST-100 Starliner was launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida atop an Atlas V carrier rocket for its first unmanned test flight. The spacecraft, however, failed to dock with the International Space Station (ISS) due to the failure of an automated timer.
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