SNPL pilots are greedy, stupid jackasses who are wrecking their company.
Those were glory days, when the administration had the guts to let test pilots pushing the envelope and discover new boundaries.
I would give my life for the name of science and aeronautics...
RD-180 is a proven engine cheap one and a reliable one. Project mangers and politics are stupid, to trash such a good engine. The replacement has not prove a thing.
NATO should and must be dismantled and has nothing to do except messing with every one business.
The way people do and manage their projects is a total nonsense. Foreign outsourcing is dangerous ( Tera-bites of stolen data) and it's unbearable to see such critical data escaping abroad.