Space, the Final Startup

"When launch costs drop, new customers will emerge. But most of the customers that will be interested don’t even realize today what impact access to space will have on their business models."

The next space race will be among Fortune 500 companies

"When launch costs drop, new customers will emerge. But most of the customers that will be interested don’t even realize today what impact access to space will have on their business models."

Commercialisation of space is new final frontier

"No other company, government agency or military organisation, has accomplished what SpaceX has in the past year, which is to launch a rocket that delivers a commercial payload to the International Space Station and return the rocket’s first stage via a soft landing in the Atlantic Ocean."

Tourisme spatial

Two crashes pose questions for companies in space

"Incidents such as both of these are indeed lamentable, but they are absolutely unavoidable as part of the necessary test process to reach the goal of safe, reliable, potentially affordable reusable launch vehicles and access to space"

Richard M. Rocket, CEO of NewSpace Global, spoke at XTalks

Microgravity manufacturing — the next frontier

"Of the 800 or so companies that our analysts track globally, very few are targeting microgravity research and manufacturing. That’s still a very nascent market today, but we expect it to grow over the next several years."

Why billionaires are launching into space

"Billionaires didn’t become billionaires by making bad decisions."

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