Commercial Spaceflight And The Dawning Age of NewSpace

NASA Looks to Private Space Stations in the Future

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… Although the International Space Station (and the taxpayer) is playing a vital, and likely irreplaceable role in laying the groundwork for an expansion of commercial space through COTS, CRS and Commercial Crew, it is important that NASA recognizes the next critical step involves fully commercialized stations as well, even if the government remains a major “anchor tenant.”  Even more encouraging is the fact that an interim step is already on the way, the 2015 arrival of the BEAM module from Bigelow Aerospace at ISS.


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