DailyDirt: More Economical Ways Into Space

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The affordability of putting things into space is very gradually getting better all the time, and someday cheap launches will enable some pretty cool stuff. Rockets are still expensive (and dangerous), but there's more competition than ever before -- and the prices are coming down. Here are just a few links on cheaper ways to get off our planet. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.
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Filed Under: ariane 6, ballistic capture, hohmann transfer, international space station, iss, mars, re-usable rockets, retrorockets, rockets, space, space exploration
Companies: spacex


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  1. identicon
    Anonymous Coward, 29 Dec 2014 @ 6:33pm

    the SpaceX reusable rocket test is delayed til Jan 6, 2015.... we'll see how that actually works out next year.
    http://space.io9.com/spacex-barge-landing-attempt-delayed-until-january-1673019850

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