‘Not progress’: NASA’s giant SLS rocket is expensive and late, ex-Deputy Administrator says
Former NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver served under President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2013. In her new book, ‘Escaping Gravity,’ she gives readers a deep dive into a time when internal forces within the space agency were pulling in opposite directions.
At the time, Garver was encouraging the space agency to work with the private sector to build more efficient and cost-effective space transportation solutions — allowing it to put more funding towards its scientific pursuits.
Norman Wagner from the University of Delaware tells Interesting Engineering about the challenges of making extraterrestrial cement for off-space infrastructure.
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