Scramble for space: What’s fueling frenzy of new missions

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    Never since the 1960s has humanity been so fixated on the heavens. The countdown to Friday’s launch of SpaceX’s Dragon Crew from Cape Canaveral in Florida just one small step on the road to returning to the Moon, manned trips to Mars and much more. We ask about this mission and the first Frenchman to return to space Thomas Pesquet.

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