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Ares 1 Update

By Keith Cowing
August 3, 2006

New details on Ares 1, Orlando Sentinel

“The “biggest unknown” for engineers remains how to control the Ares 1’s steering and roll during flight. Engineers are using computer models and other analyses to solve the problem.”

Editor’s note: multiple sources have reported that MSFC engineers have looked to video from the Challenger accident to see how SRBs fly on their own.

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