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Dale Skran, Chair of the NSS Executive Committee (equivalent of our CEO), was interviewed by U.S. News and World Report for their article "SpaceX Faces Last Major Test Before Human Spaceflight."read more
By Dale Skran Rocket Lab had a great 2019, concluding with its 10th launch overall, with six in 2019 alone. All six launched from Rocket Lab’s LC-1 in Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand. All launches used the two-stage lox-kerosene Electron rocket, which typically delivers...read more
By Dale Skran Chair of the Executive Committee, National Space Society This article will only focus on Boeing activities that relate to space development, not to everything Boeing is involved in, which would be a long list. Boeing made significant advances toward...read more
Join NSS and the Alliance for Space Development (ASD) in our 2020 March Storm congressional advocacy blitz, March 15th – 19th in Washington D.C.! Are you passionate about the continuation and growth of human space activity? Do you want to see the continued progress of...read more
Having just written a recap of SpaceX activities in 2019, it seemed natural to follow with a preview of 2020. In no particular order, we can expect: January 11, 2020: The in-flight abort test that supports the Commercial Crew program. This test was delayed out of 2019...read more
By Dale Skran Just by the numbers SpaceX had a terrible year—only 13 launches, down from 21 in 2018, and 18 in 2017, although more than in 2016 and previous years. What gives? Was there a terrible disaster? Was another rocket lost on the launch pad? Let’s take a...read more
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