Posts: 23493 From: Houston, TX Registered: Nov 1999
posted January 25, 2007 10:40 PM
From The New York Times:
quote:The new rocket that will replace the space shuttle for carrying crews to the International Space Station is on schedule and within weight guidelines, NASA officials said Thursday.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administrationís associate administrator for exploration, Scott Horowitz, said that the design of the rocket, the Ares I, was progressing well and that the rocket should be ready for its first test flight on schedule in 2009.