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Fraser
2009-Jan-31, 01:00 PM
The successful test of NASA's Ares I-X Forward Skirt Extension on Thursday represents a "major milestone" in the development of the launch system, according to Alliant Techsystems (ATK). The "skirt extension" in question is a solid ring of aluminium (or aluminum) connecting the first stage with the upper stages of the rocket. This summer, the [...]

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KaiYeves
2009-Jan-31, 03:01 PM
Hurrrah!