Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Russia Continues To Prove Its Space-Tech Prowess

The recent Russian launch of a US communications satellite package is more proof of their commitment to the economical viability of space technology.

despite severe budget cutbacks, the Russian Federal Space Agency has maintained a very high success rate. This and its openness to commercial opportunities such as space tourism, have put Russian ahead of other nations in developing a viable space program.

Of course it remains to be seen if any of the current private enterprise contenders can match this success...

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