Robot Guy gives his response on how VSE should be implemented. I can't disagree with much of what he says. I am a big proponent of using Hardware we already have (live the EELV, for instance) instead of building a bunch o' shiny new rockets.
1. space beyond the atmosphere of the earth.
prag·ma·tism (prgm-tzm) n. A way of approaching situations or solving problems that emphasizes practical applications and consequences.