Secaf: Falcon 9 Mishap Shouldn’t Hurt SpaceX In Competition

U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah James says SpaceX’s failed Falcon 9 mission on June 28 bolsters the service’s argument to get access to more RD-180 engines from Russia, but she adds that it should not hurt the company’s chances of winning U.S. Air Force work. Preliminary results point to the...

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