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Fraser
2008-Jan-19, 08:00 PM
NASA has discovered a potentially dangerous problem with the first stage of the Ares 1 rocket that will launch the new Orion crew capsule to the space station and to the moon. Engineers are concerned that during the first few minutes of flight, the rocket could shake violently, possibly causing significant damage to [...]

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schlaugh
2008-Jan-19, 09:09 PM
...a budget review of the Constellation program found a short term deficit of $700m that will likely delay test flights and development of the yet-to-be built rockets.

To quote the famous backstop, Mr. Y. Berra:
- "I'm having deja vu all over again..."