NASA’s chief technologist admits it will be a decade before Orion flies


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This is why I call it pork and a waste of money: NASA’s chief technologist admits it will be a decade before Orion and the heavy-lift rocket mandated by Congress flies.

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  • I will make a bet right here. I wager that one or more private companies (most likely Scaled Composites and Virgin Galactic) will have an operational shuttle making regular flights before NASA gets another manned system off the ground. Any takers?

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