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Daytona Beach


Applied Aviation Sciences

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Book Chapter

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This chapter assesses trends and developments in the commercial space sector, which includes manufacturers of space hardware such as rockets and satellite components, providers of space-based information such as telecommunications and remote sensing, and service operators for space launches. Also covered in this chapter are the developments related to the nascent space tourism industry, as well as the relationship between commercial operators and the public sector.

Publication Title

Space Security 2010


Project Ploughshares

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