Could Blue Origin Demolish The SpaceX Monopoly?

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Is the war for space dominance about to escalate? It’s been seven years since the first SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted its first private spacecraft to orbit, the CASSIOPE science satellite for Canada. In the following years, SpaceX has achieved amazing successes and their wins include, The launch of their upgraded Falcon 9 Full-thrust version during the Orbcomm launch in December 2015. The first successful landing of an orbital booster in Landing Zone 1 in Cape Canaveral on the same flight. The first launch of a reused booster on the SES-10 mission with a communications satellite in March 2017. The first flight…...

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Dave Rauschenfels I began my career in manufacturing as a tech analyzing the origin of production problems. Then after ten years I realized that I was only investigating part of the problem. Today I am a freelance research analyst and ghostwriter for consulting companies. My work has also been published in Curious Droid and DisrupterDaily.