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Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Jul 22, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 23:17

We’re now in the era of commercial space travel, though only the super-wealthy can afford a ticket at this point. Blue Origin's spacecraft just carried owner Jeff Bezos to space; a few weeks ago, Virgin Galactic took Richard Branson into the heavens. Where’s NASA in all of this? Or is space the new Wild Wild West, with rich men building rockets instead of railroads? Jeff Foust is a senior writer at Space News. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)