Is This the Start of a New “Space Race”?

Is This the Start of a New “Space Race”?
In early October Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg commented that the first person to set foot on Mars was going to get there in a Boeing spacecraft. This came after SpaceX boss Elon Musk revealed his vision of how man would get there in September. Given that Boeing was a part of the build of the Saturn V rocket that took man to the moon in the 60s and was also contracted by NASA to build their SLS rocket, and that Boeing is SpaceX’s biggest rival, these are probably not just idle words.

http://www.sciencealert.com/boeing-says-it-will-beat-spacex-to-mars

Posted: Thu 06 Oct 2016

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