Firstly I would like to congratulate Musk on his achievements with SpaceX and getting America to be self reliant again. But he does run a commercial enterprise where profits outweighs exploration and as such his ambitions have been to make space flight affordable rather than any advancement in space exploration currently. Another innovatior is Bezos and his commercial space enterprise Blue Origin. Whilst China has taken a different path it seems. Whilst America is trying to get people into space to make money, China is trying to plant their flag into space everywhere it can and as soon as it can. They currently have their own space station, making steps on a lunar base as well as getting man back to the Moon, sending a rovers to Mars and have ambitions to reach there before the end of the next few decades as well. And when those are the targets, how is that not a win when your opposition are thinking of profit margins all the time? Once you have built a presence, especially if you are the first, it is almost impossible to lose. Space tourism may well make the most money, but the future of space is all about dominance I would say. And I cannot see how America plans on keeping up with China when all the decision makers are shareholders and not governance.