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Submission + - How Crony Capitalism is Undermining the Space Prog (weeklystandard.com)

geoffrobinson writes: An article in the conservative Weekly Standard raises concerns about the planned $18 billion Space Launch System (SLS). The program is being pushed by a bipartisan group of Senators. NASA claims it will only be used once or twice a year, so each launch will cost over a billion dollars. At the same time, SpaceX and Boeing are claiming they could have crew-capable vehicles sooner than NASA's 2017 estimate if they were adequately funded.

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