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Why doesn't NASA Build New Space Shuttles? View All
I was curious if anybody knew why NASA is not building a new space shuttle. With all of the recent disasters it's had due to an aging fleet, you would think they would build new shuttles with newer and more advanced technology

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Borat
The lifespan of the shuttle is completed. The will build different platforms for reusable spaceflight in the future. Perhaps some of the ideas from the X-prize will modify their plans.

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Davy Boone
I think we need a major technological advancement to really further space travel and investment. We are limited to a tiny area of explorable space due to our technology. A major advancement in fuel, propulsion, etc. will kick start some more exciting investment.

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