NASA Next-Gen Vehicle Starts With Shuttle, Ares I, Orion
Frank Morring, Jr.January 13, 2011
Engineers planning NASA’s next effort to build a vehicle to replace the retiring space shuttle fleet will start with an amalgam of the shuttle and its moribund Ares I and Orion follow-ons. As before, money remains a problem. The U.S. space agency’s “reference vehicle design” for a heavy-lift space...
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