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2010-12-30 04:55:00

Congressional roadblocks are forcing NASA to maintain an already obsolete rocket program until March, costing the space agency $500 million and further complicating efforts to replace the space shuttle. NASA's Constellation program, which includes the building of the Ares I rocket to replace the space shuttle for transport to and from the International Space Station, was cancelled by President Obama last October as part of the his new NASA plan.   But legislative inaction and...

2010-07-06 13:24:00

DENVER, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Orion crew exploration vehicle has successfully completed the Phase 1 Safety Review of NASA's Human Rating Requirements for space exploration in low Earth orbit and beyond. The NASA/Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Orion team earned the approval from NASA's Constellation Safety & Engineering Review Panel (CSERP) upon completion of the review, an essential requirement for the Orion program to move forward to the Critical Design Review and Phase 2 Safety...

2009-12-21 07:00:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) recently played an integral part in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) successful launch of the Ares I-X test vehicle at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Ares I-X test vehicle is the planned replacement for the United States' Space Shuttle, which is the primary launch vehicle for human spaceflight to low earth orbit and beyond. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090422/CSCLOGO) A CSC-managed...

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2008-09-11 11:25:00

Following a preliminary design review late Wednesday, NASA officials unanimously approved the launch system being designed to replace the space shuttle. These reviews are to make sure that the broad design, plans and software mesh properly and pass early safety questions. A more detailed test - a critical design review - is scheduled for March 2011. NASA intends to spend $3 billion a year in 2009 and 2010 in order to meet its projected debut launch in 2015. "This is a critical step for...

2008-06-22 12:00:05

By Robert Block, The Orlando Sentinel, Fla. Jun. 22--CAPE CANAVERAL It's the rocket NASA won't talk about -- but proponents insist it could change everything. If built, they say, it could get America back on the moon faster and cheaper than anything NASA is designing -- and save thousands of jobs in Florida. It's called Direct 2.0, or the Jupiter 120 rocket. The simplicity of its design, and the possibility that it could shave years off a projected five-year gap in U.S. human...

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2006-07-03 09:58:19

NASA announced on Friday the names of the next generation of launch vehicles that will return humans to the moon and later take them to Mars and other destinations. The crew launch vehicle will be called Ares I, and the cargo launch vehicle will be known as Ares V. "It's appropriate that we named these vehicles Ares, which is a pseudonym for Mars," said Scott Horowitz, associate administrator for NASA's Exploration Systems Mission Directorate, Washington. "We honor the past with the number...


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2009-07-06 12:14:43

Project Constellation is a spaceflight program run by NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration). The program goals are to continue significant operations away from Earth's environment, to develop technologies needed for expanding exploration of space, and to continue conducting fundamental science. Project Constellation was developed by the Exploration Systems Architecture Study, which established how NASA would pursue the goals from the Vision for Space Exploration and the...

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