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Japan set to dominate in Asia for start-up businesses in outerspace

May 2, 2016

Author:

Saadia Pekkanen

The Hitomi satellite; Credit: JAPAN AEROSPACE EXPLORATION AGENCY

Newer, smaller, and potentially transformative businesses are today bringing forth what can best be described as a revolution in space affairs, writes Jackson School Professor Saadia Pekkanen, an expert in outer space and international relations, in her latest Forbes article¬†“Japan looks set to dominate “newspace” in Asia; India, China in play.”

Pekkanen analyzes Japan’s policy efforts to lead the race in conquering “newspace,” generally known as cutting-edge frontiers in commercial space development. Growth of the global space economy is expected to double by 2030, she notes.

This publication was made possible in part by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. The statements made and views expressed are solely the responsibility of the author.

 

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This publication was made possible in part by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. The statements made and views expressed are solely the responsibility of the author.