• Senate Could Hand SpaceX A Monopoly In Military Satellite Launches (From Forbes)

    July 15, 2014- Loren B. Thompson, Ph.D What’s wrong with this picture?  After complaining for years about lack of competition in the market for launching military satellites, the Senate Armed Services Committee has approved a fiscal 2015 defense authorization bill that could drive the current provider of [Read More...]
  • SpaceX Launch Delay Raises Reliability Concerns

    June 26, 2014- Loren B. Thompson, Ph.D On June 22, Spaceflight Insider posted a devastating commentary concerning the latest failure of Space Exploration Technologies Corporation — SpaceX — to launch a satellite on schedule.  The commentary, written by Jason Rhian, raised important questions about the reliability of [Read More...]
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