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NASA's Space Launch System

George W.S. Abbey

NASA's Space Launch System.

Due to its high launch costs and the availability of other, more cost-effective commercial launch vehicles, the Biden administration should review the need for NASA's Space Launch System during the negotiation of the annual federal budget, writes George W.S. Abbey, senior fellow in space policy.

This brief is part of a series of Baker Institute recommendations for the Biden administration.