NASA’s future Moon rocket will probably be delayed and over budget yet again: audit
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 The giant rocket that NASA is building to send astronauts to the Moon will likely be delayed and over budget — yet again. That’s according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office, which reviewed the hardware NASA has been developing for deep space human exploration. The report, originally leaked to The Washington Post, is the latest in a long string of reviews that have identified schedule problems and cost overruns with the rocket’s development program.
For most of the last decade, NASA has been developing two key vehicles to carry humans beyond Earth orbit. One is the Space Launch System, or SLS, a massive rocket capable of sending people to the vicinity of the lunar surface. The other is a crew capsule called Orion,...
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Good morning, Orlando! Looks like we have some mixed feelings about the direction of the U.S. space program, according to a new poll from C-SPAN timed with the... bizjournals Also reported by •CBS News