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A ‘Giant Leap’ for Commercial Space
The first of two companies hired by NASA to fly cargo to the International Space Station is preparing for a test flight on Saturday, a harbinger of a new type of public-private partnership.
“It is,  by all accounts, an important step, bordering on a giant leap, for commercial space,” said Michael Lopez-Alegria, a former astronaut who now heads the Commercial Spaceflight Federation trade organization.
“We are at a brink of a milestone moment in our space history,” added NASA deputy administrator Lori Garver.
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A ‘Giant Leap’ for Commercial Space

The first of two companies hired by NASA to fly cargo to the International Space Station is preparing for a test flight on Saturday, a harbinger of a new type of public-private partnership.

“It is,  by all accounts, an important step, bordering on a giant leap, for commercial space,” said Michael Lopez-Alegria, a former astronaut who now heads the Commercial Spaceflight Federation trade organization.

“We are at a brink of a milestone moment in our space history,” added NASA deputy administrator Lori Garver.

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