Thursday, April 08, 2004

Up and beyond

Looks like Heinlein might be right again. Private enterprise is going to eventually bypass the guv'ment in space travel.

I have always told my friends that space travel will not explode until it becomes profitable. That is what drove European exploration of the Americas: dough. Private companies making a profit by flying tourists into low-earth orbits is step two in busting our species off this rock.

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