Where Do They Get These Odds?

NASA farms out moon rocket, AP

"The program will reduce the risk of a fatal accident to astronauts from 1-in-200 currently for the shuttle to 1-in-2000 for the new Constellation program, Orion project manager Skip Hatfield said last week."

Editor's note: "1-in-200 currently for the shuttle"? Um, Skip: we haven't even had 200 shuttle flights yet - the number is actually closer to 100 - but we have had two fatal shuttle accidents thus far.

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