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It's not strictly capitalism when private industry gets massive government funding.

Unlike in an Ayn Rand novel, the genius billionaires are among the looters.
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Boeing got more development money

Space X got it done faster

How to calculate cost is pretty fuzzy
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By paying both companies NASA wins no matter what
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still working on Sophrosyne, but I will no doubt end up with Hubris
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Tue Aug 04, 2020 1:02 pm It's not strictly capitalism when private industry gets massive government funding.

Unlike in an Ayn Rand novel, the genius billionaires are among the looters.

Looters don’t build working starships
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At 38 seconds, it looks like something very bad is about to happen.
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I wouldn't want it landing on my lawn. The scorch mark would probably last for months.
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That engine is very impressive.
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still working on Sophrosyne, but I will no doubt end up with Hubris