Will private space kill the Space Launch System?

We chat with Rick Boozer, author of “The Plundering of NASA: an Exposé” about his latest article on Space.com. Our question: can the Space Launch System survive in a marketplace where private space can do it cheaper, faster and better? His original op-ed is here: http://www.space.com/24628-will-spacex-kill-nasa-sls.html

In space news: SpaceX show a little leg on their next mission, It’s future day, H-IIB lofts a weather satellite, Orbital is creating a new Minotaur-C rocket for the commercial market and Yuris night!

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