Reply To: Module 5 – Rockets & Alien Chemistry

Profile photo ofFrances.McCarthy@bco.ieFrances McCarthy
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    what a lovely set of activities, I like the ‘space safety’ in particular.

    In the current space industry, space safety has been redefined somewhat by SpaceX. NASA and ESA make big expensive rockets and try to have almost no failures. SpaceX makes smaller, cheaper rockets and expects failures — they then fix the failures and keep going. Not rated for humans yet, but able to innovate much more.

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