The New Space Race: What Took So Long

I Some time in the past decade, we discovered there was a whole universe of possibilities right above our heads, and the private space race began anew. Like with many things, we can thank Elon Musk. After all, he did go try to build a Russian rocket, get shot down and then decide to build his own, burn his money on three failed launches (and I'm sure countless engineers), and build an entire launch programme fresh with reusable rockets. And discovered Twitter.

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