SpaceX: Going where no private company has gone

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California company SpaceX will soon attempt to launch a space craft and dock it with the International Space Station, the first time a private company has done so, reports the Los Angeles Times.

The company’s success could change the way the United States handles space travel, moving more responsibility to the private sector. NASA has already hired privately funded start-ups for some initial work, and plans to outsource space exploration as well, reports the newspaper.

Read more at the Los Angeles Times.