Virgin Orbit Failure Casts Cloud Over Space Voyages: Kiplinger Economic Forecasts

Virgin’s struggles created a downer for space travel but SpaceX could fill the void.

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Space is not just the preserve of scientists and astronauts. It’s also big business and has an impact on our economy and may even one day become a tourist destination.

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