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New Main Engine Promises Even Safer Shuttle Ride

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April 30, 2001
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NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center
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The next Space Shuttle crew can expect an even safer ride into orbit, thanks to the completion of a new Space Shuttle Main Engine. Workers installed one of the new engines, called the Block II configuration, on Space Shuttle Atlantis, April 24, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

The next Space Shuttle crew can expect an even safer ride into orbit, thanks to the completion of a new Space Shuttle Main Engine. Workers installed one of the new engines, called the Block II configuration, on Space Shuttle Atlantis, April 24, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla.


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