India, China, Rocket Racing and Mortgage Defaults

The Space Review has a gaggle of interesting pieces about commercial space:

Taylor Dinerman warns the commercial space industry not to follow Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over a cliff.

John Jurist believes RLVs have a role as commercial suborbital sounding rockets.

Jeff Foust looks at the accomplishments of the Rocket Racing League, which has yet to actually race anything.

Dwayne Day examines the Indian and Chinese human spaceflight efforts to posit what the future might hold.

Claude Lafleur argues that the search for life, and worlds that can sustain it, is a worthy alternative to expensive human spaceflight programs that are difficult to sustain.