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Guns, Butter and and Rockets: The Economics of Spaceflight

21 Jul 2014, 19:30 UTC
Guns, Butter and and Rockets: The Economics of Spaceflight
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Economics has always affected spaceflight. The sheer cost of space missions causes even the world’s most affluent nations to plan their activities carefully. So many missions that are technically feasible have never materialized for lack of funding. To date, only three nations have developed the capability to launch astronauts into orbit. The sheer cost of... Read more →
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