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A Second Life in Space for Cold War Nukes

Congress should lift a ban on recycling ICBMs for commercial launches.
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Source: U.S. Air Force via Getty Images

In the tradition of turning swords into plowshares, it’s an appealing idea: converting the U.S.’s ballistic missiles into rockets for civilian space transport. It’s also a sensible one -- and Congress should change the law to make it happen.

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