Private Commercial Spacecrafts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – Sometime in the next six years, astronauts bound for the International Space Station may find themselves strapped inside a private commercial spacecraft known as Dragon.

What I found interesting about this article is the shuttles are due to be retired in late 2010 following six more missions to complete construction of the space station, a $100 billion project involving 16 nations. Only $100 billion… nice! …

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