Commercial Space


The near-term business opportunities in commercial space are staggering. For every high-profile success like SpaceX or Virgin Galactic, there are dozens of telecommunications, infrastructure, and energy ventures that are experiencing massive growth right now.

Commercial Space Courses:

zHome: Setting a National Net Zero Energy and Green Building Precedent

Almost ten years ago, Built Green, an environmentally-friendly residential building program of the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties, began a project to develop the first net energy townhome complex in the United States. The project was created to revolutionize green housing and prove that green building could be done affordably. To date, […]

Why is it so Difficult to Work in Space Business?

On the Commercial Space Executive Leadership discussion board, expert instructor Charles Miller answers: why is it so difficult to work in the space business?

Student 1:
Dear Charles,

I am not sure if we have a chance to discuss the difficulty of space business or not. If not, I would like to discuss why the space business is more […]

Free Lecture: “NASA-Funded Economic Analysis of Establishing a Moon Base” with Charles Miller

It’s been decades since humanity walked on the moon, but a new report says a partnership between NASA and private space companies could get us back. One of the authors of this report is Charles Miller. In this free lecture, Charles explains how moon base could be established for $10B via public-private partnerships.
The free lecture includes […]

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Lost In Space: The Removal of Orbital Debris Discussion

On the Commercial Space Executive Leadership Training discussion board…
Takeaways:

Policy regarding orbital debris removal in space is predominantly at a standstill
It can take tens of years for tumbling debris to stabilize due to gravity gradient
Technical and financial challenges face those looking to remove orbital debris are considerable but don’t paint an entirely hopeless picture

INSTRUCTOR CHARLES MILLER:

Is there any […]

SpaceNews, Charles Miller, and the Incredible Commercial Space Course

This week SpaceNews signed on as our media partner for the next round of the “Commercial Space Executive Leadership” course developed in partnership with the AIAA. I don’t like hyperbole or excessive hype, even when I talk about work we’re doing at HeatSpring, so I’d like to share the history of this program and explain why this […]