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Re: Latest shuttle disaster

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  • bob1of6junocom
    ... other ... Only problem is Venturestar(a.k.a. X-33) would be a bigger disaster in its present form till they find a way to keep internal fuel storage area
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 16, 2003
      --- In alternatehistory2@yahoogroups.com, "Yul Tolbert
      <yul_tolbert@y...>" <yul_tolbert@y...> wrote:
      > I'm under the belief that the recent space shuttle disaster could
      > 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
      other
      > hand, it's also possible that the VentureStar could've burned up on
      > 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.


      Only problem is Venturestar(a.k.a. X-33) would be a bigger
      disaster in its present form till they find a way to keep internal
      fuel storage area from collapsing when empty.
      - One That Knows
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