Commercial Spaceflight And The Dawning Age of NewSpace

Op-ed | Dumping excess boosters on market would short-circuit commercial space renaissance | SpaceNews.com

Converting ICBM’s to launchers was a bad idea when it was brought up the last three times, and it’s an even worse idea now. Two decades of consistent, bipartisan space policy have sparked billions in private investment in a robust domestic commercial space industry. The current Space Transportation Policy, released by the White House in 2013, commits the government to “encouraging … a viable … and competitive U.S. commercial space transportation industry” while avoiding actions that might “discourage, or compete with U.S. commercial space transportation companies.”

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