“If you can’t convince them, confuse them.”--Harry S. Truman
ArianeGroup’s love/hate relationship with rocket reusability continues. It loves government money thrown its way, parroting political purposes, as it grudgingly ventures into reusability development.
Northrop Grumman’s latest subcontracting announcement to fulfill an SDA contract is part of a U.S. space industry trend. But does that trend expose weakness or opportunity?
There’s little disagreement that rocket science is hard. But why insist on ineffective programs that make it harder while limiting the competition?
Elon Musk and his space company are pushing the industry to the future. But the company’s workplace toxicity, culture, and management behaviors should remain firmly in the past.
Many global space economy estimates and excited growth pronouncements seem to leave something meaningful out of their equations. That omission is only human.
Using word combinations such as "commercialization of space" and "access to the space economy" sounds good. Does SNC know what those words mean?
For various reasons, Starlink seems to be one of the biggest worries to China’s leaders since the first open internet. Maybe it’s the “open” part that worries them the most?
It’s great that Boeing is experiencing success with its latest Starliner test flight. Does that success translate to a fruitful future?
Do Astra’s three C’s (capacity, cadence, and cost) lure the last of the three F’s?