ATK pushes to build private Ares I


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ATK is pushing hard for NASA commercial subsidizes to build a private version of Ares I.

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  • taka

    “It goes beyond ironic,” Tumlinson said.

    Heaven forbid we get the best rocket for the money… nooooo…. need to create the most votes jobs and use more taxpayer money to do so.

    Ironic indeed.

  • Kelly Starks

    > Heaven forbid we get the best rocket for the money…

    How could a Ares-I ever be “the best rocket for the money”? Or for that mater – whats the point of subsidizing the construction of a commercial pork rocket project for a worse rocket then the current ones in that market segment?

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