Articles Tagged: Space launch

The RD-180 Rocket Engine Issue Guide

Preface The Issue Guide Series is a series of reports researched and written by the George C. Marshall Institute. The series examines current issues facing the space community while providing background information on important problems and policy decisions. If you have any questions or suggestions on this or future Issue Guides please email Travis Cottom […]

As New Space Powers Emerge, NASA More Unreliable as Partner

When the European Space Agency (ESA) successfully landed the spacecraft Philae on a comet last week, it accomplished something once thought to be the sole purview of the superpowers. In truth, the ESA—a consortium of 20 formal members—highlights a well-established and accelerating trend: Whereas space was once beyond the reach of all but the United […]

Pat Host of Defense Daily Comments on “National Security Space Launch and the Industrial Base: Issues and Opportunities”

RD-180 Study Committee Adviser Approves Of DoD’s Pace Toward New Engine An adviser to the chairs of the Defense Department’s RD-180 study committee approved of the pace the Pentagon is taking toward developing a new rocket engine as a key lawmaker calls for DoD to accelerate its progress. Josh Hartman, CEO of Horizon Strategies Group, said […]

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