Tuesday, May 16, 2006

APEX Series Spacecraft Closer to Reality


SPACEHAB has been crowing about the capability of its yet-to-be-built APEX spacecraft system for years now. But recently, a possible NASA contract has brought the project a little closer to seeing daylight.

SPACEHAB has certainly seen its share of successes. Their hardware has flown on past shuttle missions and is currently flying on the International Space Station. They have a working commercial space-business model that seems poised to explode in growth; maximizing profit potential through lucrative NASA contracts and by providing a reliable to-orbit payload delivery system.
Assuming they can get APEX off the ground...

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