Commercial Spaceflight And The Dawning Age of NewSpace

Former NASA official: NASA must shed “socialist” approach to space exploration

“NASA was a very symbol of capitalist ideals when we went to the Moon and beat the Russians,” says former NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver. “Now what we’re working with is more of a socialist plan for space exploration, which is just anathema to what this country should be doing. Don’t try to compete with the private sector. Incentivize them by driving technologies that will be necessary for us as we explore further.”

Sourced through Scoop.it from: arstechnica.com

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