President Barack Obama’s cancellation of Constellation will most likely speed up the return to the Moon. Constellation would have involved years of redevelopment of obsolete technology. The key project is development of a fully reusable orbital spaceplane, which will transform space transportation from a missile to an aviation paradigm, and provide safe and economical transport to and from orbit. A prototype of my company Bristol Spaceplanes Ltd.’s Spacecab project, for example, could ...

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