The main aim of the spacewalk is to install a special piece of equipment which will enable the space station to accommodate new spacecraft designed by private companies.
The robotic aircraft was built by aerospace manufacturer Boeing and resembles the well-known space shuttle in shape, although it is much smaller.
Boeing has continued to produce the 737, which was grounded internationally after a series of fatal crashes, forcing the company to get creative.
In 2017, Boeing recognized that its 737 Max display system software "did not correctly meet the AOA Disagree alert requirements," the company said in a statement.
Tweeting early Monday, the president offered his own strategy to help Boeing following two deadly crashes.
The recent scandals around Boeing, Facebook, Phillip Morris, Wells Fargo and Monsanto all tell the same tale.
"When you own a private plane, you know about the way it functions," Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich said of Trump.
"We are working with Customers who wish to rebook their flight to another aircraft type on a case-by-case basis."
Unlike its regulatory counterparts, the Federal Aviation Administration has not grounded the aircraft, which crashed twice in the past five months.
The full list of federal and state officials to have received campaign contributions from Boeing runs 14 pages long.
Concerns have been raised about Boeing's reach into the highest levels of government.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says, "Everything runs like clockwork" on the new Tupolev Tu-22 warplane.
Boeing's Starliner is being developed as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program to take astronauts into low-Earth orbit.
SpaceX has been awarded a $2.6 billion contract by NASA to fly astronauts to the International Space Station.
Investigators were trying to learn what caused the plane to crash into the Java Sea with 189 people aboard.
It's the first space flight for some of the astronauts, while others have years of experience.
Newsweek looks at the numbers behind Trump's cost-saving claim on Air Force One deal.
"It's gonna be the top of the line, the top in the world," Trump said.
The Falcon Heavy rocket will be used to deliver an Air Force Space Command AFSPC-52 satellite.
Boeing's European rival, Airbus, also stands to lose deals if the U.S. imposes sanctions against Iran.
Elon Musk on NASA: "As soon as you don't have any competition, the sense of urgency goes away."