U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James. Credit: Tom Kimmell
“We have a lot of redundancy on board the space station,” NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, currently on the station, said in an April 29 NASA Television interview. “One of the great things about this international partnership is that we do have other vehicles that can supply the space station.”
A Virgin Galactic HTPB-fueled RocketMotorTwo during a 2012 test fire. Credit: Virgin Galactic
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Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) speaking at the 2013 California Young Americans for Liberty State Convention in Fullerton, California. Credit: Gage Skidmore
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The New Shepard space vehicle blasts off on its first developmental test flight over Blue Origin’s West Texas Launch Site. The crew capsule reached apogee at 93,600 meters before beginning its descent back to Earth. Credit: Blue Origin photo
Progress 52 docking mechanism
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MUOS-1 attached to Atlas 5
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In an update provided several hours after the April 28 launch, NASA said the Progress was also experiencing problems with its onboard propulsion, and had entered into a slow roll. Credit: NASA video grab

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