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NASA NIXES CREW FOR TEST FLIGHT OF NEW MEGAROCKET IN 2019

NASA’s new megarocket will launch without astronauts on its test flight, now delayed until 2019 because of technical challenges, the space agency’s top leaders.

In February at the request of the White House, NASA began studying the possibility of putting a crew on the first flight. After reviewing the costs and risks, the space agency decided against it. The White

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