U.S. Space Industry Reeling From Recent Failures

The U.S. space industry is still reeling from last week’s loss of an Orbital Sciences Antares/Cygnus unmanned resupply spacecraft bound for the space station on Oct. 29 (see p. 3), and the tragic midair breakup of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo (SS2) prototype Oct. 31 that claimed the life of one...

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