Re: Latest shuttle disaster
- --- In email@example.com, "Yul Tolbert
<yul_tolbert@y...>" <yul_tolbert@y...> wrote:
> I'm under the belief that the recent space shuttle disaster couldother
> have been avoided if the VentureStar project hadn't been canceled.
> The Columbia could've been retired (it was the oldest space shuttle
> you know) and the VentureStar could've taken its place. On the
> hand, it's also possible that the VentureStar could've burned up onOnly problem is Venturestar(a.k.a. X-33) would be a bigger
> reentry too. But then again it's also possible that a newer and new
> brand of space shuttle might have a smaller chance of catastrophic
> failure. There are an infinite number of possible outcomes for this
> and all other circumstances, so I can't really go through them all.
disaster in its present form till they find a way to keep internal
fuel storage area from collapsing when empty.
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