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NASA's Ares 1 to Be Reborn as the Liberty Commerci

MarkWhittington (1084047) writes | more than 3 years ago


MarkWhittington (1084047) writes "When President Barack Obama canceled the Constellation space exploration program, it was thought the Ares 1, the much-maligned planned rocket that would have launched the Orion into low Earth orbit, was dead and gone.

However, it looks like ATK, the aerospace firm that manufactures solid rocket boosters for NASA, has entered into a joint venture with Astrium, the European firm that builds the Ariane V to build a commercial version of the Ares 1."

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Roman-Arab numerals mixup (1)

sznupi (719324) | more than 3 years ago | (#35141984)

It's not Ariane V, it's Ariane 5. And also not Ares 1, but Ares I...
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