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Another Reason Why Space Is Expensive

A paucity of competition.

Click here for a literally graphic description of how much the industry (at the urging of the Pentagon and NASA) has consolidated over the past several years. (Unfortunately, it doesn't work in Mozilla, but it does in Explorer--I don't know about Opera).

It was put together by Adrian Perez, an intern at XCOR.

Posted by Rand Simberg at September 25, 2003 12:34 PM
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It's actually worse than that.

In 1990 I started work with a medium size company called STX. Around 1992 or so it was sold to Hughes (part of GM at the time). Then we were sold by GM to Raytheon.

Posted by Chuck Divine at September 25, 2003 01:13 PM

Works with Opera too!

Posted by at September 25, 2003 02:09 PM

I use Mozilla 1.4

(Works Fine For Me - on win2k and Lindows)

(Of course, I AM an IT type. Everyone in my company says the machines are afraid of me.)

Posted by Jon R Brenneman at September 28, 2003 04:55 PM

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