NASA’s pivot to the private sector has opened the final frontier to a number of new companies—and well-heeled tourists. Here’s a look at how all that activity stacks up on the launchpad (and beyond).
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket races skyward in March after its launch from Cape Canaveral, Fla.


SpaceX CEO Elon Musk aims to send two people into orbit around the moon—the first entirely private passenger

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