Space on a Shoestring

Apr 12, 2012

Space – a private frontier…

With the shuttle program behind us, companies and enterprising college students are today’s celestial pioneers. Their mission?  To seek out new ways of launching into orbit on a shoe-string budget. 

Michael Belfiore is  the author of Rocketeers. His work has also appeared in Popular Mechanics, The New York Times, and Scientific American – where we found one of his latest articles, Bound for the Moon.