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As space becomes more commercialised in 10 years, what's next for SpaceX?

It's true that space is becoming just another place to do business

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Joel Wooten | The Conversation
In many industries, a decade is barely enough time to cause dramatic change unless something disruptive comes along – a new technology, business model or service design. The space industry has recently been enjoying all three.
But 10 years ago, none of those innovations were guaranteed. In fact, on Sept. 28, 2008, an entire company watched and hoped as their flagship product attempted a final launch after three failures. With cash running low, this was the last shot. Over 21,000 kilograms of kerosene and liquid oxygen ignited and powered two booster stages

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First Published: Sep 28 2018 | 7:51 AM IST

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