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The competition heats up: On Friday SpaceX unveiled its manned version of its Dragon capsule.
I am on the road this weekend so I won’t be able to comment about this until I get home.
One thing I can say. A quick scan of the news reveals a lot of stories about this particular event, showing once again that there is a lot of interest in the possibility of private development in space. This general interest is further fueled by SpaceX’s track record, which suggests that they will accomplish what they promise to do.