Which Will Be First to Space – the SpaceX Starship or the SLS?

Posted in Science on 1st Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

SpaceX is talking with three companies about the first commercial launch of the fully reusable Super Heavy Starship with a 2021 target date.

More Cost Overruns Realistically Means Space Launch System Requires Congress to Reauthorize

Posted in Hardware, Science on 20th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

SLS will cost over a billion per launch and is using side booster and some other technology from the 1980s space shuttle system.

SpaceX BFR will beat SLS rocket to orbit

Posted in Science on 13th Oct, 2018
by Alex Muller

The NASA auditor has just produced a report which indicates the first test flight of the first version of the SLS will likely slip badly from June 2020.

Will the US waste $100+ billion on SLS, Orion and LOP-G by 2030?

Posted in Science on 29th Sep, 2018
by Alex Muller

The US could get so much more accomplished in space if they stop wasting money on the Space Launch System, Orion and the Lunar gateway.

US government should dump SLS and make Turbo rocket instead

Posted in Science on 12th Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

SLS funds would be better spent on making a vastly superior Turbo rocket.