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"Astronaut Eileen Collins is leaving NASA. Collins was the first woman to
command a space
shuttle and the leader of Discovery's Return to Flight mission last year. She
plans to pursue
private interests and spend more time with family."

Maybe she knows something about the CEV we suspect, i.e. its going to take a lot longer than anyone realises, and also the STS is a tad too dangerous.
Sadly, the more likely reason is that her father was hit and killed by a car recently,
and her mother died last November.

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