Space — the final frontier for investors

"New space is entrepreneurial, it’s about reducing costs and trying to do things in a more enterprising fashion — it requires innovative thinking."

Lockheed/SpaceX Spectrum Clash Could Be Prelude to Bigger Launch Industry Fight

"Fast forward maybe five years, if the FCC hasn’t made any significant changes ... you might see a conglomerate of companies lobbying"

SpaceX plans to fly private astronauts round the moon

"I’m wondering how they’re about to go from having yet to get anyone to the International Space Station to sending two astronauts around the moon. [Musk] has never been afraid to announce deadlines and miss them."

2020: A Space Station Odyssey

"The market in space real estate is just waiting to be captured. The arrival of space hotels and factories is long overdue; we expected a lot more companies would emerge to take advantage of low earth orbit."

Houston, wir haben eine Vision! Wie Startups den Weltraum erobern

"More than 1,000 commercial space companies are already active in the market...by the year 2026 it should be 10,000."

Space-X plans for satellite Internet takeoff

"What investors are betting on is nothing short of the future of Big Data, the Internet, and global market intelligence all rolled into a suite of orbital technologies. What’s driving a lot of the excitement in the eyes of investors is really ones and zeros – it’s software, it’s services."

Musk: A self-sustaining civilization on Mars in 40 to 100 years

"You could argue that everything that is disruptive in modern civilization is first considered insane. It’s up to the entrepreneurs and the decision-makers in the public sector to make it sane."

S.F. is at the center of a booming business in tiny satellites

"Once we begin to have launches at rates that are significantly higher than has ever been done, then we’ll see these small-satellite ventures do the things that are truly transformative, like predicting the weather, providing high-definition images from space, expanding our understanding of nature."

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