Commercial Spaceflight And The Dawning Age of NewSpace

Abu Dhabi one competitor in the race to space | The National

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“We need to make space accessible just like we conquered the air one century ago,” says Abdul Nasser El Hakim, the minister of economic development for the Caribbean island nation of Curaçao, which hopes to have a spaceport by 2014.


Yet the task of launching a spacecraft remains a Herculean feat – and building a financially successful launchpad may be harder still.

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