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Space-Based Technologies and Commercialized Development

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A new era of space-based technology and interplanetary exploration will produce cost-effective solutions and innovative technologies to fulfill current societal needs. Space-Based Technologies and Commercialized Development: Economic Implications and Benefits introduces the concept of space-based technology commercialization and offers a first-time analysis of plausible opportunities. This essential reference examines the overall marketability of tourism in outer space, including business case studies on celestial solar power and space debris that demonstrate the potential of cosmic technologies in the context of interplanetary business.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. Foreword
  6. Preface
    1. ROLE OF SPACE TECHNOLOGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE
    2. CHAPTER 1: COMMERCIAL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
    3. CHAPTER 2: MOON AND MARS SPACE EXPLORATION CONCEPTS
    4. CHAPTER 3: SPACE STATIONS COMMERCIALISATION
    5. CHAPTER 4: SPACE INDUSTRY MARKET TRENDS
    6. CHAPTER 5: EMERGING MARKETS AND SPACE APPLICATIONS
    7. CHAPTER 6: COMPETITIVENESS OF SPACE INDUSTRY
    8. CHAPTER 7: SPACE TOURISM
    9. CHAPTER 8: SPACE ECONOMICS AND BENEFITS
    10. CHAPTER 9: AN ANALYSIS OF TWO SPACE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
    11. OBSERVATIONS
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Chapter 1: Commercial Transportation Services
    1. 1. Introduction
    2. 2. NASA Funding for 2011
    3. 3. NASA COTS program
    4. and Concept Definition
    5. 5. Brighter Space Exploration Trends
    6. 6. Gloomier Space Exploration Trends
    7. 7. Discussion
    8. 7. Conclusion
  9. Chapter 2: Moon and Mars Space Exploration Concepts
    1. 1. Introduction
    2. 2. Apollo Mission Benefits
    3. 3. ESA Strategic Exploration Plan
    4. 4. Russia's Historic Concepts for Mars Exploration
    5. 5. Japanese Moon and Mars Programs
    6. 6. Chinese Moon and Mars Programs
    7. 7. Indian Lunar Space Missions
    8. 8. Global Space Exploration Strategy
    9. 9. Challenges in Front of Long-Term Human Space-Flight Activities
    10. 10. Expected Benefits from the STG 1969 and the US Vision for Space Exploration
    11. 11. Mission Benefits from the European Space Exploration Vision
    12. 12. Mission Benefits from the Russian Space Exploration Vision
    13. 13. Reasons Behind Benefits Definition
    14. 14. Discussion
    15. 15. Conclusion
  10. Chapter 3: Space Station Commercialisation
    1. 1. Introduction
    2. 2. Commercialisation, Technology Diffusion and Disruptive Technologies
    3. 3. US Russian Cooperation and Pre-Historic Days of Space Station Commercialisation
    4. 4. Early Days of Commercialisation
    5. 5. Space Station Commercialisation Problems
    6. 6. Space Station Lessons Learned
    7. 7. BENEFITS FROM SPACE STATION COMMERCIALISATION
    8. 8. Discussion
    9. 9. Conclusion
  11. Chapter 4: Space Industry Market Trends
    1. 1. Introduction
    2. 2. Space Industry Stakeholders
    3. 3. Space Industry Activities
    4. 4. Telecommunications
    5. 5. Navigation
    6. 6. Launchers
    7. 7. Earth Observation
    8. 8. Lunar and Mars Space Exploration
    9. 9. Russia Space Strategy
    10. 10. Space Exploration Europe
    11. 11. Space Exploration Japan
    12. 12. Discussion
    13. 14. Conclusion
  12. Chapter 5: Emerging Markets and Space Applications
    1. 1. Introduction
    2. 2. Future Market Evolution
    3. 3. Market Segmentation Challenges
    4. 4. Future Products and Services Classification
    5. 5. Discussion
  13. Chapter 6: Competitiveness of Space Industry
    1. 1. Introduction
    2. 2. Competitiveness in Space Industry
    3. 3. Space Industry Organisation
    4. 4. Global Space Market Competitiveness
    5. 5. Collaborations
    6. 6. Discussion
    7. 7. Conclusion
  14. Chapter 7: Space Tourism
    1. 1. Introduction
    2. 2. History of Orbital Space Tourism
    3. 3. The Price of Access to Orbit
    4. 4. Suborbital
    5. 5. Spaceports
    6. 6. Gradual Development
    7. 7. Conclusion
  15. Chapter 8: Space Economics and Benefits
    1. 1. Introduction
    2. 2. Space Economics
    3. 3. Space Budgets per GDP
    4. 4. Space Employment
    5. 5. Space Product Exports and Exchange Rate Fluctuations
    6. 6. Economic Impact Measurement
    7. 7. Discussion
    8. 8. Conclusion
  16. Chapter 9: An Analysis of Two Space Business Opportunities
    1. 1. Introduction
    2. 2. Analysis and Immediate Investment Opportunity: Space Debris Mitigation and Removal
    3. 3. An Analysis of a Long-Term Investment Opportunity: Space Solar Power
    4. 4. Financing Sources and Mechanisms
    5. 5. Conclusion
  17. Glossary
  18. About the Contributors