Well, this sounds promising!
‘It took half a tonne of food and supplies up to the ISS astronauts, and brought down about two-thirds of a tonne of completed experiments and redundant equipment.
A successful recovery of the capsule and its contents will trigger a $1.6bn (£1bn; 1.3bn-euro) contract with the US space agency (Nasa) for 12 further re-supply trips.’
SpaceX is demonstrating that a private company can do what a national government can, except better and cheaper.
So, why do we stll trust the government to deliver really important programmes, like, say, education and healthcare?