New technology transforms private race to space

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Since NASA cancelled its shuttle program, space travelers have had to rely on Russian technology to reach the International Space Station. Russia’s monopoly comes with a price tag, per trip, in excess of 60-million dollars.
But at least two U.S. companies are working on technology that can ferry more than supplies to the ISS and that can be used for multiple flights.

CCTV’s YaKenda McGahee reports.

New technology transforms private race to space

New technology transforms private race to space

Since NASA cancelled its shuttle program, space travelers have had to rely on Russian technology to reach the International Space Station. Russia's monopoly comes with a price tag, per trip, in excess of 60-million dollars. But at least two U.S. companies are working on technology that can ferry more than supplies to the ISS and that can be used for multiple flights.CCTV's YaKenda McGahee reports.
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