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Could you soon be taking trips to outer space? Some experts think so. Rocket launches have become much less expensive, so thousands more satellites—and many more people than ever before—can venture into orbit. But more objects in space also mean more space debris and higher risks of collisions. In this edition of The Next Normal, McKinsey experts and industry executives envision the space industry’s next decade.

The view to 2030

“If you don’t think you’re going fast enough, you’re not”

Hear three of McKinsey’s aerospace experts describe the ways in which future activity in space will benefit people on Earth—and some challenges that could arise along the way. Chris Daehnick, Jess Harrington, and Jesse Klempner imagine the space economy of tomorrow.

 

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