SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell dropped a reference the Netflix prison dramedy "Orange in the New Black" in explaining to reporters why she's reluctant to discuss the settlement SpaceX reached with the Air Force. Credit: Netflix

‘Orange is Not Going To Be the New Black for Shotwell’


At a NASA press conference Jan. 26 to discuss the agency’s commercial crew transportation efforts, SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell said that SpaceX anticipated performing at least 50 launches of its Falcon 9 rocket before the first test flight of a Dragon spacecraft carrying crew, planned for early 2017.