USAF Drops ‘Expendable’ From Launch Program Name

Credit: Falcon 9 first stage recovery: SpaceX
CAPE CANAVERAL—Acknowledging the reusable rocket technology pioneered by SpaceX and Blue Origin, the U.S. Air Force has dropped the word “expendable” from the name of its orbital launch services acquisition program. On March 1, the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program officially became...

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