The US military is ready to start new launching missions, departing Earth aboard used rockets from Space X. These missions could fuel national security by increasing flight opportunities and decreasing launch costs when setting off from Cape Canaveral. This was the announcement made by the leader of Air Force Space Command.
- The US Air Force program is thrilled to see that technology allows astronauts to deploy in used rockets.
- In this way, a lot of money would be saved and used for other desperate causes.
- Gen. John Raymond declared himself proud of SpaceX’s efforts to conquer outer space.
General John “Jay” Raymond declared during the 33rd Space Symposium in Colorado Springs that he is not worried about flying a reused spacecraft. Since these boosters proved to be capable of doing their job, then people should not be afraid. If space agencies start reusing their equipment, then they will lower the costs, using the funds to develop more imperative things.
The same strategy with used rockets will help scientists launch satellites into orbit. This is the reason why they will try to use again all spaceships which are still safe and sound after other space trips. On March 30, SpaceX has launched a commercial satellite into orbit. They prepared Falcon 9 spacecraft which had been used previously in a NASA mission about a year ago.
Lt. Gen. David Buck, the commander of the 14th Air Force and the Joint Functional Component Command for Space, claimed that everyone should embrace technology since it helped SpaceX launch a reusable spacecraft. That mission was extraordinary proving that we can also work with pre-owned and reused crafts. The Air Force and the Joint Functional Component Command for Space have awarded Elon Musk’s space agency to deploy Global Positioning System satellites being attached to new Falcon 9 rockets.
Nevertheless, he also stated that SpaceX does not have a plan for launching a rocket shortly. However, Raymond is hopeful and waits for that day. He also pointed out that technology has shown that it is possible and this is only the beginning. The reduced prices for space journeys would make this industry flourish. When their plans start to materialize, then they will make sure that everything is prepared to undergo such a trip in total safety conditions.
Raymond praised the 45th Space Wing when SpaceX implanted automated systems aboard Falcon 9 spaceships. Raymond plans to command the destruction of any rocket which deviated from their initial course.
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