Space development and space science together, an historic opportunity

  title={Space development and space science together, an historic opportunity},
  author={Philip Metzger},
  journal={Space Policy},
  • Philip Metzger
  • Published 2016
  • Computer Science, Physics
  • Space Policy
  • Abstract The national space programs have an historic opportunity to help solve the global-scale economic and environmental problems of Earth while becoming more effective at science through the use of space resources. Space programs will be more cost-effective when they work to establish a supply chain in space, mining and manufacturing then replicating the assets of the supply chain so it grows to larger capacity. This has become achievable because of advances in robotics and artificial… CONTINUE READING
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