The Future of Space: It’s Getting Crowded Out There

Future Space

Could you soon be taking trips to outer space? Some experts think so. As rocket launches have gotten cheaper, thousands more satellites—and many more people than ever before—can venture into orbit. And it’s not just governments funding these missions; private companies are getting in on the action, too. But more objects in space also means 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.

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