It marks the first time in a decade that human spaceflight will launch from United States soil.
The New Space Race: How Humanity Will Escape Earth
This time the space race isn’t the sole province of governments; massive global entities with near unlimited funds and infrastructure. While funds and infrastructure are still key requirements, there are other ways to get them. Governments are still players, to be sure, but they’re no longer the only ones at the table. Here's everything humanity is doing right now to conquer outer space.