After decades of tinkering, Peter Beck and Rocket Lab are poised to bring low-cost launches to the world.

Source: At 18, He Strapped a Rocket Engine to His Bike. Now He’s Taking on SpaceX

As opposed to running a company on insane working hours and crazy project changes, this guy is launching rockets at $5m per pop, doing 500lbs. He has a launch site that allows for a huge amount of launches into many different areas. His engines are simple and actually work. It’s a great story of a space startup that looks like it actually will work.