Research Paper

The History of Commercial Suborbital Spaceflight

6 pages | 1650 words

This essay looks at the history of attempts to develop commercially viable suborbital spaceships, from the early days of the Space Age to the present day. It discusses the motivations for wanting to develop such spacecraft and the different ways in which they could be used for commercial purposes. The essay also looks at some of the companies that are currently working on developing operational suborbital spacecraft and their plans for providing commercial spaceflights in the near future.