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US Air Force wants commercial Rocket Cargo Vanguard to fly anywhere on Earth

The United States Air Force has launched a new missile cargo program with Cosmic Force Friday (June 4) to explore the use of commercial spacecraft to deliver cargo around the world – and they can turn to NASA’s lunar landing module program for ideas.

If the project, called Rocket Cargo, goes according to plan, it will take advantage of the fast-growing rocket industry competing to send satellites into space. While the search for rocket companies has just begun, concept issued by the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) evokes smooth, silvery Starship prototypes are being tested by SpaceX in South Texas.

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