Eric Berger returns to the show to talk about Elon Musk and SpaceX’s crusade against cost-plus contracting, the end of Red Dragon, where NASA policy is heading, and what SpaceX may have in store for the Air Force’s next round of development contracts.
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- Eric Berger (@SciGuySpace) | Twitter
- Elon Musk knows what’s ailing NASA—costly contracting | Ars Technica
- Elon Musk’s Mars rocket may be about to lose half of its engines | Ars Technica
- SpaceX appears to have pulled the plug on its Red Dragon plans | Ars Technica
- Farewell, Red Dragon - Main Engine Cut Off
- SpaceX goes there—seeks government funds for deep space | Ars Technica
- NASA finally admits it doesn’t have the funding to land humans on Mars | Ars Technica
- Op-ed: We love you SpaceX, and hope you reach Mars. But we need you to focus. | Ars Technica
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