Read More: Why Did NASA End The Space Shuttle Program? https://gizmodo.com/why-did-nasa-end-... “There is an inherent risk in space travel, and with each failure the reliability of subsequent flights improved. So it is a fair question to ask why the program did not continue. The bottom line answer is that it was too expensive. Way too expensive. The shuttle never met its promise for low cost access to space by virtue of the system’s reusability.”
SpaceX Focusing on Big F***ing Rocket, Phasing Out Other Systems https://www.seeker.com/space/explorat... “SpaceX plans to eventually phase out the big rocket, which has yet to fly, as well as the Falcon 9 booster and Dragon capsule to concentrate on the Mars-colonizing BFR system, company founder and CEO Elon Musk announced Friday (Sept. 29).”
Elon Musk Reveals SpaceX Spacesuit Design After Years of Promises https://www.seeker.com/space/explorat... “CEO Elon Musk posted a picture on Instagram today showing an artist's impression of a white-suited astronaut seatbelted into a spacecraft, next to a window showing stars. Musk promised more information in the days to come, adding that the suit "actually works" and has been tested to double pressure.” ____________________
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