Private Space Ventures in 2013
The year 2012 marked the first achievement for private space ventures with SpaceX’s docking of their Dragon cargo capsule to the International Space Station (which they in fact did twice). This year (2013), private companies like SpaceX, Sierra Nevada, XCOR, and Virgin Galactic are gearing up to make even greater strides into the vast, final frontier. And it’s about time!
For more, check out the comprehensive article at Space.com.