Government Obstacles to the Commercial Use of Space
Publication Date: March 1985
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Milton R. Copulos
Space today is a multibillion dollar industry. It can grow to many times this. So far commercial use of space has been limited mainly to technologies relying on unmanned satellites, for such purposes as telecommunications and remote sensing. Soon, however, space-based manufacturing will become a reality.