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The Growth of the Commercial Sector in Space Science
  • Jennifer Gannon,
  • Noé Lugaz
Jennifer Gannon
Computational Physics Inc,University of Virginia,University of Colorado
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Noé Lugaz
University of New Hampshire

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The commercial sector of space science is thriving. Exciting examples come to mind more easily today than ever before, including commercial spaceflight and launches, ride shares for public-sector missions, and the deployment of countless satellites that support communications and human infrastructure. What may be surprising to some is the breadth and depth of the private sector contribution that goes beyond the largest, most high-profile examples. Companies, large and small, are doing fundamental science, and becoming high-quality data providers.
Jul 2021Published in Space Weather volume 19 issue 7. 10.1029/2021SW002817