Due to technical difficulties, NASA has decided to no longer invest any additional funds above the approx. $1 billion they’ve already spent funding two new shuttle projects.

It’s really sad to see the X-33 project, which was to eventually spawn the Venture Star (and which was also supposed to have had a test flight in 1999), get canceled.

At Space Camp, one of the things they always spoke of (as of late) was the exciting new changes coming to our space program…

On the other hand, this means they can probably go another twenty years or so without having to replace all of their simulators…

Further details on this story can be found at Space.com.