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NASA Struggles with Space Station Commitments

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NASA Struggles with Space Station Commitments

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NASA Struggles with Space Station Commitments

NASA Struggles with Space Station Commitments

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NASA is grappling with how to carry out its long-term commitment to maintain the space station. NASA has promised international partners it will transport people and materials to and from orbit. But the space agency also plans to retire the space shuttle in 2010 to make room for grander space exploration plans. Hear NPR's Richard Harris.