Top House Republicans are miffed that they won't get to take part in tomorrow's announcement of the winning design for NASA's X-33 reusable launch vehicle prototype, and they hint darkly the snub could cost X-33 some support. "Until now, this program has enjoyed general bipartisan support in the House and Senate," complains House Science Committee Chair Robert Walker (R-Pa.). Vice President Gore, who will make the announcement at JPL tomorrow, is termed a "johnny-come-lately" to the RLV ...

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