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Space: Revolutionary Wealth

September 2015 Future States Forum Discussion

The exploding demand for data, bandwidth, and access to technology is putting a commensurate level of stress on the world’s resources and critical infrastructure. It is also opening tremendous opportunities as space matures into a new marketplace.

But what drives the success, or failure, of a new market, and how can the space industry serve as a model for innovation and progress?

In this informative paper, we consider the following:

  • A solid business model must be developed to clearly support the disruptive technologies being used to address market demands.
  • Expanding access and driving innovations to new markets is necessary to promote maturation and success of the market.
  • Old and new schools of thought must come together to engage new experiences, perspectives and approaches to solving problems, innovating, and mitigating risks.