Dear colleagues,

I came across this article on "The Corporatization of Just About 
Everything--Including the Climate Crisis and Outer Space.

The corporatization of space

"....NASA made it clear that when that clock does toll, the U.S. will be 
getting out of the space station game, likely for good. Instead, the space 
agency signed a $415.6 million seed money deal with three companies--Blue 
Origin, Nanoracks, and Northrop Grumman--to develop their own private space 
stations, on which NASA and other customers could lease space for professional 
crews and tourists. The article goes on to point out that, in a press 
statement, a NASA spokesperson boasted that...." NASA is once again leading the 
way to commercialize space activities" and that "we are partnering with U.S. 
companies to develop the space destinations where people can visit, live, and 

I am interested to learn more on the corporatization of space, Earth 
Observation. Are there any recent research publications on this topic. Thanks.

Best wishes


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