Editorial: SpaceX, Artificial Intelligence And The Innovation Imperative

Dec 23, 2015 Aviation Week & Space Technology The age of reusable space launchers has finally arrived. SpaceX’s first successful vertical landing of its Falcon 9 first stage, on a surplus pad at Cape Canaveral after an orbital mission Dec. 21, is a potent illustration of the creativity and perseverance of commercial enterprise. Profit is a powerful motivating force for progress. That historic accomplishment quickly followed Blue Origin’s successful vertical landing of its New Shepard suborbital booster on its second test … REGISTER FOR FREE ACCESS (Valid Email Required) Register now for free access to “Editorial: SpaceX, Artificial Intelligence And The Innovation Imperative” and other premium content selected daily by our editors. Your free registration will also allow you to comment on any article posted to Aviationweek.com. Current magazine subscribers:…


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