Cuts in the Space Shuttle program staff to accommodate a dwindling NASA budget may threaten Shuttle flight safety if not managed carefully, and comes at a time when the demands of International Space Station assembly are colliding with growing obsolescence in Shuttle systems, NASA's outside safety monitors warned yesterday. The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) focused on Shuttle operations and Station planning in its annual report to NASA management delivered yesterday. Other ...
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