Boeing rocket for NASA over budget, could further delay launch: audit

FILE PHOTO: An aide assembles a model of NASA's Space Launch System rocket as the stage is set for U.S. President Donald Trump to deliver remarks at a meeting of the National Space Council at the White House in Washington, U.S. June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – Boeing Co is building the largest rocket in NASA’s history but the aerospace giant’s “poor performance” has resulted in an $8.9 billion price tag that is double the initial budget and could further delay the launch, the U.S. space agency’s watchdog office said on Wednesday. The first test launch of the […]

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