Space experts call for greater advocacy, prioritization of responsive launch capabilities

By Courtney Albon / November 19, 2020 at 1:19 PM
Although key Defense Department strategy documents make a strong case for a more rapid, responsive launch capability, some launch officials and experts say the Pentagon needs more advocacy -- at all levels -- to move technology forward. Speaking during the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics' ASCEND conference on Wednesday, former and current DOD officials said while there is common agreement about the need for responsive launch to support national security and intelligence capabilities, DOD has yet to prioritize and...

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