First was the discovery that it lacked sufficient power to lift astronauts in a state-of-the-art capsule into orbit. Then engineers found out that it might vibrate like a giant tuning fork, shaking its crew to death.
Now, in the latest setback to the Ares I, computer models show the ship could crash into its launch tower during liftoff.
Murdoc’s no rocket scientist, but he’s never been convinced that the SRB-based pogostick made sense.
The Space Shuttle is an albatross around the neck of American manned space flight.