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Russia going commercial?
Posted: 25 August 2010

This MindBullet talks about "the recently privatized Russian effort" in 2015. Could this news story about Russia's new commercial spaceport be the start of that process?

Space tourism and satellite launches compete for profits
Dateline: 27 September 2015
The race to launch a successful private space business has been won - and the victor, surprisingly, is not Virgin's Sir Richard Branson, but a 40-year-old internet entrepreneur from Pretoria, South Africa. Elon Musk, who became a billionaire from co-founding PayPal, has successfully flown three flights of tourists just over 200 kms into space in his Falcon 9T rocket - an orbital flight high ...
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