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Comment: Re:Rocket Science is ... Rocket Science (Score 0) 141

by Molly Lipton (#12441307) Attached to: SpaceX Awarded $100 Million Launch Contract
Funny. I had a physics professor who said "Rocket science is rather straightforward compared to this stuff" during a lecture on quantum mechanics.

I think the point isn't so much that it's difficult to understand as that there is little room for error, as that quote points out. I imagine liability insurance must account for a pretty large percentage of the 6 million dollar price tag.

I guess these guys really have the technology. They can rebuild it, better than it was before, etc.

Aren't you glad you're not getting all the government you pay for now?

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