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Launchpad: Three Hot Topics at NASA [Archived]

Launchpad: Three Hot Topics at NASA [Archived]

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Two of the three hot topics reviewed in this video are still active and gathering data from space. The ORION mission discussed never made it to launch.

[Archived 2014 - Not all missions make it from design to launch. These archived videos describe missions that that would have taken humans back to the moon. While the actual missions were aborted, the technology and science behind the missions pushed innovation to new levels.]

Published on: October 26, 2009

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