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Private Space Race Heats Up

Privately-funded, manned space exploration and tourism received two boosts on Thursday.   SpaceX unveiled its Dragon V2 spacecraft, which the company hopes will one day take astronauts to and from the International Space Station.   SpaceX founder Elon Musk presented the new spacecraft at a company facility in California.   Dragon V2 could "land anywhere on Earth with the accuracy of a helicopter,” Musk said.   He added that the craft could be used up to 10...

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