Author Topic: Discussion with Gwynne Shotwell, President and COO, SpaceX  (Read 33556 times)

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2 rockets per month production rate.

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Captured 100% of business in Falcon 9 Market

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50% or greater worldwide launch market capture is the target with Falcon 9 family.

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Lost the market in the 80's, us lost the market.
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Targeting the "Russian Reliance" which she says is based on  "questionable decision making"

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Questionalble decision making.
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US lost crew access with retirement of shuttle. NASA working to fix this: Commercial Crew program. Downselect confirmed this fall. SpaceX hopes to be one of them

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"Looking for a Policy change to allow us to compete"

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"Want to fly more missions for the Air Force"

About to go into future plans.

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"They (USAF) are certifying us."

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Falcon Heavy is targeted now for first half of next year.

"How hard can it be.. it's just 3 Falcon 9 strapped together.. right?"

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Video of Falcon 9R Hop at McGregor

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Says "It's ablative on the legs.. it's not on fire"

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"ablative on the legs, its not on fire"

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"Space is open to us now; and our eagerness to share its meaning is not governed by the efforts of others."
-JFK May 25, 1961

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Open for Questions

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Sorry i'm not very good at this....
Questions:
"Space is open to us now; and our eagerness to share its meaning is not governed by the efforts of others."
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question time

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Tweet  #ACCOI

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SpaceX investment in COTS/CRS: US $ 459 million. NASA investment: US$ 400 million.

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