Reply to post: Standardisation would have helped

With sorry Soyuz stuffed, who's going to run NASA's space station taxi service now?

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Standardisation would have helped

The booster stage failed, but the soyuz capsule worked fine.

Imagine if they could bolt a soyuz onto a SpaceX Falcon, or whatever other combination of reliable sections... There would be no issue now. Part X fails, replace it with known-good part Z from someone else's program.

But no, they wouldn't do that because ... umm ... they want competition or something.

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