HOUSTON – NASA’s Commercial Crew Program faces safety risks because of a lack of transparency, according to the latest annual assessment of the agency’s programs by the independent Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP). The report also raises concerns about the aggressive planning for Exploration Mission-2, a planned 2021 test flight that would unite astronauts aboard an Orion capsule with the new Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket for the first time, sending them ...

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