Published on August 6, 2020

GNF - ISS and Beyond: Commercialisation, Privatisation and Global Collaboration

Since 20 years the International Space Station - ISS - is the most impressive machine in space. The ISS Partners NASA (USA), Roscosmos (Russia), JAXA (Japan), ESA (Europe) and CSA (Canada) have agreed to operate the Space Station until 2024. But what becomes of the ISS and what's beyond?

What will be the next "Big Thing"? What kind of role will the different Space Agencies play? Are we able to broaden our horizon and invite other states (China, India or the United Arab Emirates for example) to be part of the next "Big Thing"? These and more questions were discussed with different key players of the Space Community.