NASA’s Ares I-X slips to July 2009

credit: NASA / caption: but when in ’09?The latest Space Shuttle programme manifest shows the Ares I-X launch put back to 11 July 2009, assuming a 12 May date next year for the lift-off of Hubble Space Telescope (HST) servicing mission four (SM4),...

PICTURE: Ares V enters the wind tunnel

credit: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center / Caption: click on the image to see a larger versionNASA says, “This schlieren photo depicts a wind tunnel test demonstrating air flow over the .331 percent model of the Ares V heavy cargo launch vehicle at Mach 4.5....