DailyDirt: Commercial Space

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Now that the Space Shuttle has been retired, NASA temporarily has no vehicle of its own to send astronauts into space. The plan is to encourage commercial entities to be more interested in manned spaceflight, and there are a handful of companies that are taking a shot at putting people on rocketships. Here are just a few interesting links on the future of commercial space missions. By the way, StumbleUpon can also recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.

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    Anonymous Coward, Dec 20th, 2011 @ 5:27pm

    2 suppliers for NASA?

    Is NASA supposed to require two commercial suppliers? SpaceX shouldn't be the only company able to fly to space.

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    AdamBv1 (profile), Dec 20th, 2011 @ 6:24pm

    Re: 2 suppliers for NASA?

    They will still be looking for and helping fund 2 out of the 4 competitors now but SpaceX is the furthest ahead.

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    Michael Ho (profile), Dec 20th, 2011 @ 6:50pm

    Re: Re: 2 suppliers for NASA?

    Nice to know, AdamBv1.

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