The Space Review this week

The new issue of The Space Review begins with discussing how the anniversaries of NASA’s great tragedies has overlapped with a period of uncertainty and deep concern by many over the future of the agency: Memorials and malaise.

Lou Friedman laments the sad fact that most all of the people in Congress who oversee space policy legislation are involved only because of NASA spending in their districts and states: All space politics is local.

Wayne Eleazer lists a number of cases where seemingly minor mistakes led to the loss of rockets in flight: Launch failures: the “Oops” factor.

Jeff Foust reviews the book Launch On Need: the Quest to Save Columbia’s Crew by Daniel Guiteras.

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