The Office of Space Commerce (OSC) is a governmental body within the United States Department of Commerce that serves as an interface between the public and private sectors in the realm of commercial space activities. Its overarching responsibility is to encourage, facilitate, and promote the growth of the American commercial space industry. Given the increasingly important role that space commerce is playing in the world’s economy, the activities of the OSC have important implications for economic development, national security, and international partnerships.Read More What is OSC and Its Relevance to the Space Economy?
Coastal regions around the world are under threat from a variety of factors including sea level rise, coastal erosion, extreme weather events, marine pollution, overfishing, and habitat destruction. Monitoring these coastal environments is essential for understanding and managing these threats. Space technology has emerged as an important tool for coastal monitoring, providing key insights that are enabling better protection and conservation of coastal ecosystems.Read More How Can Space Technology Help With Coastal Monitoring?
The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission is an international network of satellites that provide next-generation global observations of rain and snow. Led by NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), GPM builds upon the legacy of the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) to set a new standard for precipitation measurements from space.Read More What is NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission and Why is it Important?
Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP), commonly known as UFOs, have captured public imagination for decades. However, scientific research into these phenomena has been limited. NASA recently released a report by an independent study team outlining how the agency can leverage its expertise and assets to enhance the scientific study of UAP. Satellite imaging and space-based observations will play a key role in this endeavor.Read More The Role of Satellite Imaging and Space-Based Observations in UAP Research
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Matrix is a renowned strategic tool that has been employed across various industries to aid in portfolio management and strategic planning. As the space economy evolves into a more complex and competitive landscape, traditional business tools like the BCG Matrix are becoming increasingly relevant. This article explores the fundamentals of the BCG Matrix and its applicability to the space economy.Read More The Boston Consulting Group Matrix and Its Relevance to the Space Economy