"Because in Cyberspace, no one can hear you scream."
Tuesday, November 29, 2005
(Interfax) "There are many countries interested, above all it is worth mentioning the United States, participant countries of the European Space Agency, Japan, China, Brazil, Malaysia, South Korea and others," Alexei Krasnov, head of Roskosmos's piloted programs department, told an Internet briefing whose transcript is published on the Roskosmos website.
Unlike its capitalistic American friends overseas, Russia has been courting the commercial space industry heavily, something NASA is just considering, although they are beginning to see the potential the private sector has to offer them. Although NASA probably is better at planning round trips towards the stars, Russia it appears is more willing to embrace the challenge, despite the risks involved.
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