View Full Version : New, cheap private rocket

2003-Jul-09, 04:29 PM
Falcon rocket saves money (http://www.floridatoday.com/news/space/stories/2003b/070903falcon.htm)

I think this is the sort of progress we really need in order to create a spacefaring society. I'm not too surprised that it's not coming from NASA.

man on the moon
2003-Jul-09, 05:57 PM
sounds good...almost like a big model rocket. a boy scout who couldn't gorw up. boy do know the feeling! :D

seriously though...if it works that'd be awesome. let the little guys go on a few of those rockets, and leave the shuttle for big things like the space station and HST. maybe they'd actually get a piece put on the station if they had room to carry it instead of all the smaller things! (not that the little ones aren't important...).

then on the other hand, i suppose if the small contracts back out of NASA i guess the shuttle wouldn't have a leg to stand on...($$)

dagon, why can't choices be easy?