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GWYNNE DYER: The industrialisation of space

In Summary
  • There are 39 other companies in eleven different countries whose vehicles are scheduled to make their maiden flights this year.
  • The star of the show, without a doubt, is Elon Musk’s Starship, whose first flight is still tentatively scheduled for this month.

It will be a bumper year for big space launches to the Moon, Mars, and asteroids, including many manned flights, but the real shocker is the number of satellites and spaceships being launched by ...