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Costs, delays mount for Boeing’s NASA launch system, audit finds

NASA’s flagship space launch system being built by Boeing is taking years longer than expected with cost overruns of nearly $2 billion, an audit found on Wednesday, raising questions about meeting a goal of returning humans to the moon by 2024.The General Accounting Office (GAO) identified $1.8 billion in cost overruns, including nearly $1 billion that NASA obscured in previous reports on its Space Launch System (SLS), the rocket and capsule that will eventually take humans back to

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