All Eyes on the Dragon

SpaceX launch of Dragon capsule to space station to put NASA strategy on display, Washington Post

"If Dragon fails at launch, that's a bad thing that will get people concerned," said John Logsdon, professor emeritus at the Space Policy Institute at George Washington University. "But if it gets close but can't dock, I would say that's a setback but not a tragedy," he added. "If they're able to get close or even dock, then it would do quite a bit for commercial space -- a real validation for those in NASA who set this in motion." While that view is common among officials involved in the effort, it is not necessarily the view of the SpaceX employees trying to make it work."

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