Space 2.0 pp 181-188 | Cite as

The Way Forward

  • Joseph N. Pelton
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


The world of NewSpace or Space 2.0 enterprises has blossomed in just a few short years. Commercial space activities now dwarf governmental space programs. The scope of these activities just keeps on expanding. Innovative new space businesses keep increasing in original and sometimes even unsuspected ways. When the cyber-industries found their way into the world of aerospace it encountered a fertile ground in which to plant new ideas, grow new enterprises and reform and revitalize institutional and regulatory processes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph N. Pelton
    • 1
  1. 1.International Association for the Advancement of Space SafetyArlingtonUSA

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