The U.S. Air Force is on the cusp of a very thorny, unplanned and – until recently, undesired – multibillion-dollar procurement of a new generation of rocket systems that are needed to maintain superiority in space for decades to come.   This procurement comes as the launch market is in the midst of a major shift. Legacy providers are working to get off a business model solely dependent on the government’s coffers, while new entrants – such as SpaceX and Blue ...

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