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Maverick* Research: Space Business — Not So Far Out

Published: 20 September 2017

ID: G00332177

Analyst(s): Kelsie Marian , Miriam Burt , Joanne Joliet


A combination of factors has rekindled interest in space exploration. In the next several years, atypical companies, like healthcare and manufacturing, will have the opportunity to benefit from the development of an "off Earth" economy. (Maverick research exposes unconventional thinking and advice.)

Table Of Contents
  • Specific Maverick Caution
  • Maverick Findings
  • Maverick Recommendations

*Maverick Research


  • Introduction
  • What Threats Are Driving the Need for Space Expansion Now?
  • How Will Various Industries Benefit From a Space Economy?
  • What Are the Impacts of Space Commercialization and Colonization, and How Can Businesses Begin to Prepare?
  • Rise of the Machines: Can a Human-Machine Combination Help to Maximize Our Abilities in Space?
  • Recommendations

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