Life After Ares-1

Future Marshall Space Flight Center work may be its past engines, Huntsville Times

"If Marshall Space Flight Center work is slashed on Ares I, then center employees could be put to work on Marshall's "bread and butter" efforts -- propulsion. The White House-appointed Augustine Commission last week continued its discussions regarding NASA's future, and much of the talk centered on stopping work on the Ares I rocket - after almost five years and $3 billion. space shuttle's large external tank and solid rocket boosters, transition to work on the larger Ares V heavy-lift vehicle, or developing a new 21st century large rocket like the Apollo-era Saturn V."

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