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?
Space technology, particularly the use of satellites, has significantly influenced multiple sectors, including water management. Water management entails the collection, transportation, treatment, and distribution of water for various uses such as agriculture, municipal supply, and industrial processes. Effective water management also involves monitoring water quality, predicting water availability, and mitigating the effects of natural disasters like floods and droughts. This article reviews the role of space technology in global water management.Read More How Can Space Technology Help With Water Management?
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
This article covers the following topics: the risks and challenges with having a high market share; strategies for a space economy startup to exploit a high market share; and strategies for a space economy startup to enter a market dominated by an incumbent.Read More Space Economy Startups: Strategies for Exploiting High Market Share and Entering Markets Dominated by an Incumbent
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