Commercial Spaceflight

Case Study No. 1 in How to Make Nuclear Innovative

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[3] Young, Anthony. The 21st Century Commercial Spaceflight Imperative (Springer, 2015).

[4] Young, The 21st Century Commercial Spaceflight Imperative, Loc 959.

[5] Young, The 21st Century Commercial Spaceflight Imperative, Loc 2852.

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[8] Young, The Twenty-First Century Commercial Space Imperative, Loc 1015.

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[14] Stone et al, NASA’s approach to commercial cargo and crew transportation. 

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[16] U.S. Government Accountability Office. Commercial Space Launch Industry Developments Present Multiple Challenges (2015), 15.

[17] Young, The Twenty-First Century Commercial Space Imperative, Loc 1410.

[18] Mike Wall, “Private Orbital Sciences Rocket Explodes During Launch, NASA Cargo Lost,” Space.com, October 28, 2014, http://www.space.com/27576-private-orbital-sciences-rocket-explosion.html.

[19] Sarah Kramer and Dave Mosher, “Here’s how much money it actually costs to launch stuff into space,” Business Insider, July 20, 2016, http://www.businessinsider.com/spacex-rocket-cargo-price-by-weight-2016-6/#bottle-of-water-9100-to-43180-1.

[20] David Kestenbaum, “Spaceflight Is Getting Cheaper. But It’s Still Not Cheap Enough.” NPR, July 21, 2011, http://www.npr.org/sections/money/2011/07/21/138166072/spaceflight-is-getting-cheaper-but-its-still-not-cheap-enough.

[21] Eric Berger, “ULA executive admits company cannot compete with SpaceX on launch costs,” Ars Technica, March 17, 2016, https://arstechnica.com/science/2016/03/ula-executive-admits-company-cannot-compete-with-spacex-on-launch-costs/.

[22] GAO, Commercial Space Launch Industry Developments Present Multiple Challenges, 32.

[23] Young, The Twenty-First Century Commercial Space Imperative, Loc 904.

[24] Young, The Twenty-First Century Commercial Space Imperative, Loc 203.

[25] GAO, Commercial Space Launch Industry Developments Present Multiple Challenges, 5.

[26] “Commercial Orbital Transportation Services,” NASA.gov, https://www.nasa.gov/commercial-orbital-transportation-services-cots.

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[28] James Dean, “SpaceX’s first launch of astronauts slips to 2018,” Florida Today, December 12, 2016, http://www.floridatoday.com/story/tech/science/space/spacex/2016/12/12/spacexs-first-launch-astronauts-slips-2018/95354964/.

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[31] CPA Global. Technology Intelligence Report: Commercial Manned Spaceflight (2016).

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[38] Young, The Twenty-First Century Commercial Space Imperative, Loc 1192.

[39] Jeff Foust, “China studying reusable rockets similar to SpaceX,” Space News, March 17, 2017, http://spacenews.com/china-studying-reusable-rockets-similar-to-spacex/.

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[42] US GAO, Commercial Space Launch Industry Developments Present Multiple Challenges, 25.

[43] US GAO, Commercial Space Launch Industry Developments Present Multiple Challenges.