Moving Target

Morring, Jr., Frank
February 2004
Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/23/2004, Vol. 160 Issue 8, p98
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will be hard-pressed to meet U.S. President George W. Bush's 2010 retirement date for the shuttle as it struggles to resume flying, install upgrades to enhance safety and meet a challenging schedule for space station assembly. Last week NASA's top human spaceflight managers decided not to attempt another shuttle flight until March 6, 2005, at the earliest, leaving themselves fewer than five years to meet Bush's target of retiring the shuttle and completing the station.


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