"SpaceX, the rocket and space exploration company founded by entrepreneur Elon Musk, filed a protest against the U.S. Air Force this week, saying that the military has unfairly prevented it from competing for space satellite launches.Elon Musk Wants SpaceX to Replace Russia as NASA's Space Station Transport - Businessweek
The following day, Russia’s deputy prime minister, Dmitry Rogozin, who is targeted by U.S. sanctions over Ukraine, suggested that America may need to find a large trampoline to continue NASA’s access to the International Space Station. Since the space shuttle’s retirement, the U.S. pays Russia about $71 million per seat to fly U.S. astronauts to the station. The current ISS mission, Expedition 39 (pdf), has two Americans among the six-person crew."
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Elon Musk Wants SpaceX to Replace Russia as NASA's Space Station Transport - Businessweek
Check the full article for some classic Elon Musk commentary