The short answer: quite a lot
Seven years after his death at age 85, James Doohan is reaching the final frontier at last.
An American rocket company is partnering with NASA to make missions to Mars an easy-on-the-wallet endeavor, a public sign of the enterprising private sector that was used to justify the termination of the government-backed space program.
Astrobotic Technology has just booked a ticket to the moon and has possibly clinched a multi-million dollar prize.
Talk about outsourcing.