Commercial spaceship orbits Earth
December 9, 2010 |
I’ve been reading for a while that space travel will soon be led by commercial companies. Yesterday we got a glimpse of the future when the SpaceX Dragon spaceship became the first craft built by a private company to successfully orbit the Earth.
NASA, the US space agency, intends to pay SpaceX to take astronauts and equipment to the International Space Station using the Dragon capsule.
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