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Your guide to navigating the space economy

It’s been 50 years since the Apollo 17 crew returned to Earth following a historic lunar landing. Space exploration has come a long way since: Thanks to lower costs and greater technological capabilities, the space economy can deliver value to almost any business sector, writes senior partner Ryan Brukardt. Explore these insights to understand how businesses that pursue emerging opportunities now can gain a first-mover advantage.

How will the space economy change the world?

The future of space: It’s getting crowded out there

McKinsey for Kids: Space junk—it’s out of this world

A different space race: Raising capital and accelerating growth

Laying the foundations for a space economy

Why on earth should business care about space?

Space: Building a digital infrastructure above the sky

The potential of microgravity: How companies across sectors can venture into space

The role of space in driving sustainability, security, and development on Earth

Space around the globe

Outer space in 2030