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CEV Booster Update

Frank Sietzen gives us an update on the CEV and the boost vehicle concepts being considered for launching it: Apollo Inspires New Moon RocketsIt’s especially interesting to learn (like it or not) that Shuttle-derived (ET/SRB-based) heavy lift is still in the running, after all, as is the SRB-derived “pogo stick” concept (CEV capsule atop a modified SRB) — I’m surprised that those two concepts have not yet fallen out in favor of one or both EELVs, given the apparent economic incentives in increasing EELV flight rates and mothballing the Shuttle-related infrastructure.

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