"Pursuant to recent analysis of program resource execution plans, the Program is adjusting the internal launch dates for the CxP Flight Manifest as follows:
Talk Of Ares Launch Delays, earlier post
NASA ESMD PAO: "NASA has not announced a 12-month postponement of any Ares or Orion test flights and has no plans to do so."
Editor's note: A memo sent out under signature across the entire agency to its senior leadership (check the 80+ cc: list) announcing: "Ares 1-Y shifted 12 months from September 2012 to September 2013" sure sounds like it was "announced" and that this was part of a "plan" i.e. a "recent analysis of program resource execution plans". Until someone put a halt to this, it would seem. I wonder who? We'll find out Tuesday morning at the STA breakfast - Mike Griffin was supposed to be the sole guest. Now Jeff Hanley and Steve Cook will be joining him to answer questions.
I just love it when ESMD is accurate in their responses to my questions.
ESMD Responds to Ares and Orion Questions, earlier post
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