May 22, 2018 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast

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Embedded below the fold in two parts. The second part starts off with my somewhat scathing look at the disaster that is SLS.



  • Localfluff

    Arianespace’s claims about NASA subsidies to SpaceX should also be seen as a part of a political game in a looming trade war (and sanctions) between the US and the EU. They would love an export tax on satellites! That European satellite providers (including the world’s largest, SES of Luxembourg) would be taxed if they launch outside of the EU (and its d’outre-mer). In order to “create an even playing field” where the rabbit is fettered so that the turtle can outrun it.

  • Localfluff

    Concerning SLS, are the seats of any big SLS fans in Congress threatened in the mid-term election?

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