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Monday, February 24, 2003|
|NASA and Business Not Connecting|
Commercial investment in space, long seen by many as the necessary prerequisite for serious exploration into space, seems to be declining.
|Space Perfume Rose.|
Many companies have been scared off by high overhead costs and risk, and not all companies' products have a potential benefit from space. To date, NASA's most important commercial ventures include a new perfume, disease-free potatoes, liver medicine, and better car parts.
The hope for many people looking for more commercial investment will come with the construction of a new space plane. As costs go down, so will investment.
(More info: CNN.com)
- posted by Brian @ 18:57 EST