Skip to comments.Two guys at the vanguard
Posted on 07/05/2005 6:25:32 PM PDT by KevinDavis
TGV stands for Two guys and a van and got their start trying to figure out how to reduce the cost of spaceflight operations. They have discovered a very interesting market: suborbital imagery.
The Bush Administration announced plans last week to restart plutonium 238 production. For $1.5 billion over 30 years, they get about 5 kilograms a year of plutonium whose main use is for thermoelectric generation to power classified military applications. $1.5 billion is a lot of money. If you add in the $9.5 billion here and the $25 billion there we are talking a pretty good chunk of change.
(Excerpt) Read more at thespacereview.com ...
Very cool. This is the kind of thinking we need. Its a disruptive technology (ref--The Innovator's Dilemma)
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