Podcast: U.S. Scrambles To Develop New Rocket Engine In Wake Of Disagreements With Russia


Today we published a story by Frank Morring and Amy Butler describing the current state of rocket-engine development. Since U.S.-Russian relations are on the rocks over Ukraine and other issues, lawmakers have signaled willingness to invest in an American rocket engine that could replace the workhorse RD-180 which is currently in use and purchased from Russia.

Read the story: Engine Makers Pushing AM, Other Technologies For RD-180 Replacement

Frank joined Bill Sweetman and Jim Asker in a discussion about engine development now and in the near future. Please listen in.

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