Pentagon IG Probes SpaceX Falcon Certification

Credit: Falcon 9 at Vandenberg AFB: SpaceX
CAPE CANAVERAL—The Department of Defense Office of Inspector General plans to evaluate whether the U.S. Air Force complied with new entrant guidelines when it certified SpaceX Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy rockets to launch national security payloads. “We plan to begin the subject evaluation in February...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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