NASA and SpaceX are now intending for the March opening of the premier mercantile equipage capsule.
There will be no one on board upon the premier test passing of the Dragon equipage to the International Space Station.
Today, officials set March 2 as the latest passing date.
If all goes well, two NASA astronauts will go on a test passing in July.
This will be the first set in motion of American astronauts from US orbit since the completion of the NASA space shuttle blueprint in 2011.
The premier passing of the Starliner with astronauts is scheduled for August.
The NASA equipages mercantile blueprint has been repeatedly postponed for many years, due to the too long and expensive production of Russian missiles