Houston — A crew of veteran US astronauts and aviators are training in Houston for a piloted mission to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard Boeing’s new Starliner spacecraft, which could also be used to take tourists into space on future missions.

The Boeing Starliner mission was originally scheduled for August, but that has been delayed to at least the end of the year or into 2020 due to technical issues and amid a shake-up in the top echelons of the space agency...

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