Commercial Spaceflight And The Dawning Age of NewSpace

Private Space Stations Could Be a Reality by 2025

SAN JOSE, California — There are strong prospects that commercial space stations will become a reality within the next 10 years if entrepreneurs and NASA can properly manage the tricky transition from the government-run International Space Station to privately built and operated facilities, experts say.

“This is an exciting moment,” said Alex MacDonald, program executive for NASA’s Emerging Space Office. “We are going to have a legitimate opportunity to run that great experiment of privately owned facilities, if you guys are able to raise the money to do it. And that’s really the exciting part.”

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