Branson: NASA Was A Monopoly

Wed, 05/18/2011 - 6:17am

Richard Branson, well-known for his wide-ranging business ventures, is now at the forefront of the private space industry. MSNBC asks, Will the end of the shuttle era mean more competitiveness in the space race? Branson certainly thinks so, saying that NASA’s minimizing will allow private companies to do the same work for a fraction of the cost.

And for all those NASA employees on the chopping block? Maybe they can work for Virgin Galactic.

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