USAF Still Can't Make Reusable Booster System Case

Reusable Booster System Business Case Incomplete; Underlying Technologies Show Significant Potential, NRC

"Due to uncertainties in the business case and yet-to-be mitigated technology risks associated with the Reusable Booster System (RBS) concept, it is currently premature for Air Force Space Command to invest substantially in developing RBS, says a new report from the National Research Council. However, the report strongly endorses the continued research and advanced technology development needed for future launch systems and concludes that reusability remains an option in the future."

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