USAF Willing To Take Risks To Cut Launch Costs

Air Force sets up competition for rocket launches, Washington Post

"It's obvious that the current prices we're paying are just too high," Richard McKinney, deputy undersecretary of the Air Force for space programs, said in an inter- view last month at the Pentagon. ... The Air Force says it's willing to take more risk with the lower-cost missions, giving newcomers the opportunity "to gain experience operating with government pay- loads," Vicki Stein, a Pentagon spokeswoman, said in an e-mail."

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