Investing in space: How to buy into the final frontier

MoneyWeek cover illustrationPick the right firms and you could profit handsomely from a burgeoning market in commercial satellites and private space travel, says Matthew Partridge.

It might be hard to imagine now, but during the 1950s and 1960s, space travel actually got people excited. The rapid development of rocketry made the idea of visiting other worlds plausible.

The US and the Soviet Union poured resources into their space agencies as they competed to be the first to land on the moon. In 1968, Pan American World [...]

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