Outer Space: After the Space S …

Outer Space: After the Space Shuttle

Gregory Benford tries to move us beyond the space shuttle–that strange craft that was both the most expensive (at $300 million per mission) and the least reliable (one catastrophic loss of vehicle and crew for every sixty missions) system for getting stuff and people up to near-earth-orbit ever devised.

By Donncha

Donncha Ó Caoimh is a software developer at Automattic and WordPress plugin developer. He posts photos at In Photos and can also be found on Twitter.

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