DailyDirt: Government Space Programs On Shoestring Budgets

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A renewed interest in space technology is growing with re-usable rockets and more private companies getting into the space business. Rocket science is generally a pretty expensive and risky venture because there are just so many things that could go wrong. Still, there are a few space agencies accomplishing significant space missions on relatively small budgets, and we should probably expect amateur space programs to get better and better as the costs to get to space come down. After you've finished checking out those links, take a look at our Daily Deals for cool gadgets and other awesome stuff.

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    Anonymous Coward, 17 Feb 2016 @ 6:32pm

    when will everyone have ICBMs?

    no need to worry about nuclear war when any country can just lob some regular bombs a few thousand miles... can we get some missile command lazers?

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    Anonymous Coward, 18 Feb 2016 @ 5:08am

    With private corporations launching vehicles into orbit, I'm sure they will be very diligent in their responsibility of keeping their space junk to a minimum. Because why should others have to clean up after these cheap ass corporations?

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