ATK will ship the four solid-fuel rocket segments that will make up the business end of NASA’s planned Ares I-X flight test vehicle to its Florida launch site early this month, as the first version of the next U.S. crew launch vehicle begins taking shape. Transporters moved the segments through the snow to their pre-ship hangar at ATK’s Promontory, Utah, facility. The four Ares I-X segments—essentially identical to two similar sets just shipped to Kennedy Space Center for an upcoming space ...
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