Safety, Not Speed Is Key Gwynne Shotwell of SpaceX is doing her best to put a positive spin on the recent Falcon 9 launch failure by stating that it will take only “months” to find and fix the problem. This may be true, but there is an underlying tone of rushing the process of return to commercial flight that is in direct conflict with the priority of ensuring a safe flight for the upcoming NASA/commercial crew to the International Space Station. Let’s hope that ...


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