Skip to comments.Commercial space race gets crowded behind SpaceX
Posted on 05/23/2012 5:49:59 PM PDT by KevinDavis
WASHINGTON (AP) A privately built space capsule that's zipping its way to the International Space Station has also launched something else: A new for-profit space race.
The capsule called Dragon was due to arrive near the space station for tests early Thursday and dock on Friday with its load of supplies. Space Exploration Technologies Corp. run by PayPal co-founder Elon Musk was hired by NASA to deliver cargo and eventually astronauts to the orbital outpost.
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Now, I just have to start my space junk collection service.
I want to start my tour service to Alpha Centauri..
Get your @$$ to Mars. Get your @$$ to Mars. Get your @$$ to Mars...
Make it like one of those casino “river boats” and I’m in!
in ten years, I’ve no doubt people will be amazed at what private for-profit spacex can do with $1b/year compared to $20b/year government nasa
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