History has been made by Space X

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    A privatized spacecraft has went into space and landed it's rocket safely.

    Awesome.... and on the week after Star Wars......wow.

    I almost have to.....yeah I have to say it

    "the Force was with Space X".
     
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    They felt the darkness
     
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    History was made by another company I am sure many have not heard of.

     
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    Name sounds familiar. I know I've at least seen a headline about them.

    What an amazing time we live in, that this kind of thing is being done by private organizations instead of just NASA and other government controlled entities.
     
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    Because our current administration cut NASA funding. Private sector is the only way to go.
     
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    I think that's a better plan anyway. Look at the innovations that came about from the Cold War and the Space Race. Having more players in the game will offer healthy competition IMO.
     
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    Only issue is when the govt wants to control your private sector organizations. I can't imagine the obstacles with launches. Clear ATC, notify NORAD, etc. What happens when you blow up someone's house on a bad reentry?
     
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    But we have to have some regulations. Yes our government tends to over regulate at times, but we should not have to worry about a school getting hit by a failed launch.

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