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Four Flights a Day. Five Days a Week.

At its peak, NASA’s shuttle flew to space a few times a year. XCOR wants to be something more like Southwest Airlines for space. They're working on a spacecraft prototype with a very ambitious goal: four daily flights to space, five days a week. If XCOR is successful, they could take more people to space in six months than NASA did in 30 years.
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The New Space Race

Meet the next generation of explorers taking us higher and farther than ever before.
5 Episodes
Episode 1
At XCOR, the dream of taking regular commercial flights to space is alive and well. »
Episode 2
What if one day, everything in space was made in space? 3D printing may hold the answer. »
Episode 3
Many satellites are nearing the end of their life. This is what could be next. »
Episode 4
This startup wants to offer the world insanely accurate shipping to the moon. »
Episode 5
As the tech side of space travel advances, an annual gathering focuses on life off of planet earth. »