The International Space Station is getting a commercial module

Dec 20, 2019
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With the module not being built yet and House bill HR666 only extending the ISS to 2028, a 7 year contract may be a little presumptuous. Politics have derailed many NASA projects.
 
Jan 16, 2020
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"It is a similar partnership that this year will return the capability of American astronauts to launch to the space station on American rockets from American soil."
Because that's worked out so well for us, right? We've spent the last decade feeding and babysitting private companies while they try to get a launch vehicle that can carry astronauts to the ISS, and we still don't have one from any of them. What's more, we don't have any guarantees that these companies will always charge less than Russia does.

Private companies are not helping us advance our goals in space - if anything, they've been holding us back.
 

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