In April 1990, Space Shuttle Discovery ferried the Hubble Telescope into space, but Hubble's blurry images led to the discovery of a technical flaw, which had to be repaired in orbit.
Space is no longer just for governments. Little companies with big ideas are now reaching for the skies, making commercial human spaceflight a reality. Private businesses are investing big and aiming high, building their own rockets and orbiters, deploying commercial satellites to connect the globe, and preparing for space tourism. NASA's shuttle may have been grounded, but for corporations, the sky is no longer the limit.
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