The Future of Space Exploration Depends on the Private Sector
NASA may not like the competition, but it’s how we’ll beat China in the new space race.
As Jeff Bezos, the wealthiest man on the planet, readies to launch himself into space aboard one of his own rockets, the world is watching the birth of a new dawn in space. Previously, America relied on its government agency, NASA, to propel it to the cosmos during the last space race with the Soviet Union. Today, America’s greatest hopes are with its private sector.
Jeff Bezos is not engaging in such risky behavior simply because he’s an adrenaline...