NASA Auditor Reveals ‘Unsustainable’ Cost for SLS Launches

by Ryan Whitwam

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NASA has been working on the Space Launch System ( SLS) since it retired the Space Shuttle in 2011. The agency initially hoped to have the mega-rocket flying by 2016, but that proved to be a wildly optimistic estimate. As the delays piled…



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