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Space City goes commercial - The Galveston County Daily News: Space

December 10, 2016

Space City goes commercial

Carr on Space

Posted: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 10:00 am

Some of the biggest names in commercial space were in Houston last week to address and collaborate on key issues facing this rapidly evolving sector of the space industry.

Top executives from Boeing, SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin, Paragon, Sierra Nevada Corporation and XCOR Aerospace, plus a host of suppliers and subcontractors, are working together to forge a more affordable and accessible space industry to serve a range of government and private customers.

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