The recent successes of SpaceX, Blue Origin, and other companies have made it clear that the space industry is undergoing dramatic change. After decades of a centralized approach to achieving primarily public-sector priorities, a new decentralized pursuit of private-sector goals has renewed faded dreams of expansive—commercially driven—human activities in space. Space tourism, manufacturing, resource use, and even colonization are again on the minds of space enthusiasts and, more important for our purposes, businesspeople.
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