NASA human spaceflight managers trying to stanch a hemorrhage of funds from the International Space Station face the unpleasant task of deciding where to amputate in order to save the patient, looking for the least painful design changes they can find in order to cut costs. Under orders from Administrator Daniel S. Goldin to fix a $4-billion shortfall in station funding over the next few years without raiding other programs or shortchanging NASA's international partners, station ...

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