Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Year of the Dragon?

Looks like t/Space has some competition. SpaceX, the brainchild of PayPal mogul Elon Musk, has also thrown its hat in the ring to win the NASA contract for transporting passengers and payload to space. The company's manned orbital spacecraft is called the Dragon. Should t/Space win the contract, the company has pledged to base the project's operations at New Mexico's spaceport. To date, SpaceX is happily headquartered in El Segundo, CA. Read more at MSNBC: http://msnbc.msn.com/id/11699810/ . SpaceRef.com also features some dandy illustrations http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewnews.rss.html?id=1095


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