A NASA Advisory Council (NAC) subcommittee is echoing frustrated members of Congress in asking the U.S. space agency to provide more detail and justification for its plan to substitute commercial space taxis for the Orion crew exploration vehicle and its Ares I launcher as a route to the International Space Station (ISS) for astronauts. The subcommittee met July 29th to preare its findings and recommendations for a meeting of the full NAC at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Aug. 5-6. ...


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