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    Space shuttle was never human rated.  In fact, the whole notion of "human rating" didn't exist until people started seriously talking about putting third party manned spacecraft in EELV fairings.  In fairness, that was around the same time Columbia blew up, but let's be honest.  Human rating is largely a way to import some of the Center-ATK-ULA ossification to the NewSpace upstarts.

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