The Space Review this week:
- Ronald Menich argues that smaller rockets provide better redundancy than heavy lift vehicles in the event of launch failure.
- Taylor Dinerman looks at how much access scientists will have to ISS once the shuttle is retired next year.
- Jeff Foust reports looks at the effort by commercial satellite operators to open up the launch market to EELVs and Chinese rockets.
- Doris Hamill describes the steps needed to make human missions to the Red Planet possible.
- Jeff Foust briefly reviews a couple of new space books.