SpaceX picking up the slack from NASA

Now that NASA is out of the space shuttle business, they are hoping the private sector will step up and fill the cargo transport needs.  SpaceX (located in Hawthorne, CA) has been preparing for some time, and has now successfully delivered a cargo capsule to the International Space Station.  This is the first private company to have delivered a cargo capsule to a space-bound destination.

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