Big Rockets Become Big Business


7/20/17 – In yet another manifestation of the changing space enterprise portrayed recently in Issues, a new generation of powerful rockets built by private companies will soon head skyward, marking a shift from when development and launch of rockets capable of carrying massive loads or reaching deep space was the domain solely of government space agencies.


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Burroughs, Tom. “Big Rockets Become Big Business.” Issues in Science and Technology 27, no. 4 (Summer 2011).

Vol. XXVII, No. 4, Summer 2011