Why Doesn’t NASA Reuse Its Rockets?

Since companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin reuse their rocket boosters, why isn’t the method standard for all space launches? We have the answer in the premiere of FLYING’s new video series.

A test version of the booster for NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System. [Photo: NASA]

With private space companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin reusing rocket boosters, some wonder why the method isn't standard for all space launches. Join "Flying Explained" to learn why NASA doesn't reuse its rockets.

Jeremy attained his bachelor's in journalism and emerging media from Kennesaw State University. He also served in the Georgia Air National Guard as a C-130 Crew Chief for six years, holding an associate in aircraft maintenance technology.

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