TITLE

NASA's Space Launch System Could Miss Key 2017 Test Launch Deadline, GAO Says

AUTHOR(S)
Host, Pat
PUB. DATE
July 2014
SOURCE
Defense Daily;7/25/2014, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) in late July 2014, which showed that National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) could fail to conduct a test flight of its Space Launch System (SLS) in December 2017. Among the factors hampering the program is insufficient funding. The SLS is aimed for deep space explorations, including missions to Mars and an asteroid.
ACCESSION #
97449965

 

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