Private company launches commercial rocket.

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I thought this was pretty cool. A private company (Space Exploration Technologies) has started launching rockets for customers.

CAPE CANAVERAL., Florida (Reuters) – A pioneering rocket company that wants to take over the job of sending U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station launched an imaging satellite into orbit late on Monday for a Malaysian firm, its first paying customer.
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090714/sc_nm/us_space_business_2 [Broken]
 
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hey, that is pretty neat.
 

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