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NASA Said to Be Loosening Safety Standards for Shuttle

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NASA Said to Be Loosening Safety Standards for Shuttle

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NASA Said to Be Loosening Safety Standards for Shuttle

NASA Said to Be Loosening Safety Standards for Shuttle

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As next month's space shuttle launch approaches, NASA is trying to decide how safe is safe enough. A report in Friday's New York Times says some NASA employees are concerned that the agency is lowering some safety standards in order to pass inspection.