The “Senator V”: NASA’s New Big Monster Rocket
I’m hardly naïve when it comes to the capacity for dishonesty and self-delusion among politicians, but the brazenness of these shenanigans is still breathtaking. Nobody wants this vehicle. Nobody needs this vehicle. The nation can’t afford this vehicle — neither in the sense of having the dollars to pay for it nor at the expense, as Rand notes, of all the useful space technology that could be funded with this money if we did have it.