Private investors shoot for the stars

Last year’s crash of rockets operated by Virgin Galactic and Orbital Sciences were a reminder of the risks inherent in space exploration. But those accidents haven’t put off investors. Space X, Planet Labs and OneWeb all announced new investment this week, in the latest round of the private space race. Ravi Mattu talks to Tim Bradshaw.

iTunes Stitcher audioBoom SoundCloud Overcast RSS


Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2017. All rights reserved. You may share using our article tools. Please don't copy articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web.