The Space Economy Achieves Lift-Off

When supply chains and logistics are stretched beyond their limits here on earth, investing in the space economy can seem like an indulgent misallocation of capital. In fact, the space-based industry has a critical and fast-growing role in solving some of the biggest and most pressing challenges closer to home — including making our supply chains more resilient, producing enough food for the world, enhancing connectivity in an increasingly online economy, and helping to measure and manage climate change. Why has space-based industry suddenly become so important, and how is it already changing our lives?