Moon Program Puts Squeeze On NASA’s Costs, Schedules, GAO Finds

cryogenic mirror testing
James Webb Space Telescope mirrors undergo cryogenic testing at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center.
Credit: Ball Aerospace
Even before most of NASA’s field centers shut down amid efforts to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus, cost and schedule troubles were mounting for the agency’s heavy-lift rocket, the cornerstone of an initiative to land astronauts on the Moon in 2024. A new U.S. Government Accountability Office...

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