Renewing Focus On Commercial Launches/Satellites

Credit: United Launch Alliance
Lockheed Martin's Atlas 5 launch vehicle is known for being reliable, accurate and usually on time. But affordable? Not so much. A workhorse for U.S. military and civil space payloads, the modular Atlas 5 has an almost-flawless track record—and a correspondingly hefty price tag: In 2011, under NASA...

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