By Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel
A component of SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s plan to establish spaceflight to Mars gained a critical component recently when he announced how he intends to pay for it — and part of the plan involves more frequent flights that can use smaller rockets.
…Musk’s plans could bring more work to Central Florida and the Space Coast, a state official said Tuesday.
…“This location remains the spot in the U.S. that makes the most sense to do any serious deep-space exploration from,” said Dale Ketcham, Space Florida’s chief of strategic alliances.
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