Space Launch System Truths and Misconceptions

There have been a lot of beliefs or perceptions regarding NASA’s new heavy-lift booster, the Space Launch System, that have been stated as factual—but are they?

We had promised this article would appear yesterday and as we like to keep our promises, we ran a portion of it yesterday. We felt it was […]

Human Rating A Spacecraft

Given some of the recent talk about human rating commercial spacecraft, we have to say that it is a relief to read a post by a real rocket scientist and Shuttle Program manager, Wayne Hale, in his blog post, Human Rating A Spacecraft. A few excerpts follow:

“Armchair authorities like to discuss the “big ticket” […]