Russian And American Outlets Trade Pot Shots Over Antares
Some Russian and American outlets are doing their best to rekindle the Space Race after high profile crashes in the private space flight industry.By Sebastian Martinez | November 2, 2014
Tensions between the U.S. and Russia have produced a number of Cold War allusions in the media lately, and now the recent American aerospace disasters have put the era's Space Race in the spotlight.
The Antares rocket explosions last week in Virginia destroyed the rocket along with the Cygnus cargo spacecraft it was meant to take to the International Space Station. (Video via NASA)
Then, just three days later, a Virgin Galactic spacecraft crashed during testing in Arizona, killing one of the ship's pilots. (Video via RT)