Space exploration used to be the sole domain of powerful nations. In recent years, however, private businesses and billionaire entrepreneurs have entered the space sector, giving a boost to technological development that led some commentators to announce the start of a “Space Race 2.0.” Writing for Forbes magazine, Lauren Gensler provides a portrait of a little-known billionaire couple working to help NASA supply the International Space Station. getAbstract recommends her in-depth profile to the general reader as well as to professionals in the high-tech sector.
In this summary, you will learn
- How commercial companies are helping the US government achieve its space objectives, and
- How a Turkish immigrant couple turned Sierra Nevada Corporation into a leading space technology company.
About the Author
Lauren Gensler is a staff writer for Forbes magazine.