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No Falcon Way: NASA to stick with SLS, SpaceX more like space ex

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Re: See also:

There is that but also the fact that zero-g engineering is much harder to do than the sort we do on the ground, which translates into longer times, unforeseen "drop-dead" (until the next launch) problems and much more expense.

"The first is that the Lunar Orbital Platform Gateway is still very much on the drawing board, so there is no reason why it could not be designed to be launched in smaller pieces."

This can only be taken at face value in a 1940s-era Robert Heinlein story.

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