Saturday, November 21, 2009

All these worlds are yours, except the Moon and Mars (attempt no landing there)

Michael Huang
The Space Review

"If the Flexible Path had been around during Kennedy’s time, all the Apollo landing missions would have been canceled."

The Augustine committee has said repeatedly that it is presenting options, not recommendations. But it was clear from its final press conference that it preferred its own creation, the “sensible” Flexible Path, over the Program of Record, Moon First,i and Mars First options. It is difficult to see how this can be anything other than an unofficial recommendation.

Read the article at The Space Review, HERE.

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