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SLS upper stage caught in political tug-of-war – SpaceNews.com

February 20, 2016

NASA is stopping work, at the request of Congress, to human-rate the initial upper stage for the SLS, even as NASA says it needs it for human missions.

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Congressional micromanaging of the SLS project makes the date of its first crewed flight uncertain. It appears that Congress’s directive to NASA and the budget to get it done, do not match..

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