February 23, 2016 Batchelor-Zimmerman podcast

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The podcast of my appearance tonight on the John Batchelor Show is below the fold. Some of the topics: Falcon 9 static test, Starliner drop test, SpaceShipTwo SUV tow from a hanger. Which do you think is the least exciting?



  • pzatchok

    Comment on the launch of the Falcon. Its the most relevant. Its at least a working system and doing its job.

    The Starliner, mercury on steroids next and Virgins retry2 ship, nothing new but a lock on the wing controls last.

  • pzatchok

    Didn’t even realize the cast had already happened.

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