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In search of NASA's next rocket

In search of NASA's next rocket

作者:抗爪  时间:2019-03-08 09:14:01  人气:

By David Shiga NASA’s plan to return to the moon by 2020 is looking shaky – rather like Ares I, the rocket it hopes will carry astronauts to space. Gallery: See a gallery of NASA’s rocket candidates The agency’s Constellation project aims to replace the retiring space shuttle with Ares I, which will fly the Orion crew capsule to near-Earth orbit, and Ares V to carry a rocket and lunar lander. But to do this, NASA needs tens of billions of extra dollars over the next decade (New Scientist, 25 April,