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Uber for Space, Impact on Manufacturing
Posted: 13 July 2017

With this uber for space and 3-d printing at disposal even to print rockets in such a small lead time - what will be the competitive advantage of large manufacturing players? Do they even exist? What will be their value proposition?

Now anyone can put a sputnik into orbit
Dateline: 5 October 2020
Rocket Lab has gone fully commercial, offering launches for small satellites at a tenth of the cost of SpaceX. The 3D printed rockets are less than three stories tall, but they still make it to orbit, in just a few minutes. It's like Uber for space launches. You book your slot on the app, and get a real-time quote on your phone, which varies with the size and weight of your satellite. Most ...
Doug Vining Thanks for your comment, Anil. As futurists, we don't have all the answers. In fact, we believe there is no one right answer. But we're pleased that our MindBullets are prompting you to ask the right questions. That's what they are supposed to do!
Posted: 14 July 2017 at 09:10
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