California Space

The Economist offers a superb overview of the space renaissance that is taking place in and around Mojave in Private space flight: Cluster analysis. The region is serving a similar function for Aerospace that Silicon Valley has for computing: it is a power-cluster of some of the most innovative companies in the business. Against a background of companies shifting headquarters out of the state – particularly in Southern California – the growth of New Space in the high deserts is a welcome development for the state.