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Ares I-X rocket chalks up successful test flight

NASA's 33-story Ares I-X rocket launched on a $445 million test flight, providing data needed for NASA's embattled post-shuttle moon program.

By October 28, 2009

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NASA's Ares I-X test flight delayed by weather

Bad weather and an errant freighter that strayed into the off-shore danger zone forced NASA to delay Tuesday's planned launch of the Ares I-X rocket on a $445 million test flight.

By October 27, 2009

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Ares I-X rocket hauled to launch pad for critical test flight

Planned test flight next week could help shape the future of America's manned space program. Rocket is a key element in NASA's post-shuttle Constellation program.

By October 20, 2009

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Parachute failure only blemish in successful Ares test flight

Despite a parachute failure, NASA officials say the experimental Ares I-X rocket performed as well or better than computer modeling predicted during its six-minute test flight.

By October 30, 2009