There is a bridge on Interstate Highway 10 east of New Orleans that soars unnecessarily high above the waters it spans. It is a testament to the clout NASA once had in Washington, built to provide clearance for the huge launch vehicle the agency planned for human missions to Mars. That Saturn V follow-on, dubbed Nova, never got off the drawing board. But the Michoud Assembly Facility where it was to have been built and shipped by water to Cape Canaveral is well into the process of building ...

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