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NASA Clears Toyota for Takeoff

February 9, 2011

NASA Clears Toyota for Takeoff

NASA engineers at Goddard Space Flight Center and the the NASA Engineering and Safety Center examined the Toyota automobile models implicated in episoides of sudden unintended acceleration. So did engineers from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Verdict: no design flaws in the Toyota electronic throttle control. There were no electronic causes of the acceleration episodes.