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Oct 29, 2009 07:55 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA doesn't yet know why its Ares 1-X test rocket was dented upon splashdown in the Atlantic following what appeared to be a flawless two-minute demonstration flight on Wednesday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. When divers arrived to retrieve the booster, they found a significant de...
Oct 28, 2009 10:40 AM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA's demo moon rocket remains on the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center this morning, but the 50-member team overseeing the countdown is sure getting a workout. In addition to the usual weather issues, there's a new prohibition about flying through high-altitude clouds to prevent radio interf...