NASA skirted internal processes and cost-saving agreements established with the Department of Defense when it chose to refurbish the B-2 test stand at the agency’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi for testing of the Space Launch System (SLS) core stage, according to agency Inspector General Paul K. Martin. The SLS core stage is the foundation for the new upgradable heavy-lift rocket envisioned to send U.S. astronauts on future missions of deep space exploration. Decisions ...


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