Workshop Examines Economic, Business, and Public Private Partnerships Questions for Lunar Space Resources Utilization

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The Secure World Foundation, the SDA Bocconi School of Management-Space Economy Evolution (SEE) Lab, and the George Washington University Space Policy Institute co-organized an invite-only one day workshop in Milan, Italy where participants undertook a wide-ranging discussion of the state of government and commercial partnerships focused on development of space resources utilization in the lunar context. Topics considered during the workshop included current government and commercial program status, a review of scientific data on lunar resources, presentation of several macro-level market studies examining space resources potential, a review of policy and legal considerations, and discussion of risks and uncertainties in space resources focused business plans. The workshop aimed to provide increased understanding of the economic uncertainties in this area, as a resource to both the business and policy communities. Participants included commercial, academic, and government experts from both the U.S. and Europe. 
More details, including the agenda, can be found on the event page.

Last updated on March 21, 2019