Boeing unveils simulators for next generation of space transportation vehicle

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BERKELEY, MO (KPLR) - Boeing wants to get into low-earth orbit and Tuesday afternoon they unveiled their first steps in that effort to get into space with the next generation of spacecraft.

The aerospace giant is in competition with Space X to get into the space transportation business.

The CST 100 Starliner is the United States next passenger spacecraft.

Tuesday they showcased their crew space transportation simulators.

Boeing and Space X will shuttle cargo and astronauts back and forth to the International Space Station.

In a nondescript Boeing hanger, NASA Astronauts Eric Boe and Suni Williams tested out real-time simulations of re-entry and undocking from the ISS.