Every few weeks, it seems, another space launch company appears, aiming at lower costs for throwing satellites into orbit. Now one such business in Taiwan says it can cut costs by a further 90%—though that does not necessarily mean the price paid by customers will fall as far.  The key to the cost reduction will be an efficient production setup and use of hybrid solid-liquid propulsion, says the company, Taiwan Innovation Space (Tispace). Launch of a two-stage demonstrator rocket ...

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