Commercial Spaceflight And The Dawning Age of NewSpace

Year In Review: SpaceX and Orbital ATK recover and succeed in 2015 | NASASpaceFlight.com

For the two commercial companies contracted with NASA for cargo resupply of the International Space Station, 2015 could have been a year marked entirely by the risk that eventually catches all space companies. Instead, for SpaceX and Orbital ATK, 2015 marked an astounding resurgence and recovery from launch mishaps, ending in December with the return of Orbital ATK’s Cygnus and the unprecedented success of a first stage Falcon 9 rocket landing back on land.

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