SpaceX Kicks Off the Commercial Space Industry

I haven’t followed this story as I should, but a milestone was reached and surpassed yesterday with the launching of the Falcon 9 rocket. By placing a payload into orbit at 155 miles high, SpaceX has demonstrated the ability for a private company to build a delivery system that can replace the government-dominated space industry.

In short, this is very good news, and bodes well for the future of space exploration. Here’s the video:

Speak Your Mind