Technological development has enabled space activities and private operators not anticipated in the antiquated legal framework. This development raises the need for international regulatory and policy changes with an eye to maintaining orderly and peaceful space exploration.
New and operable launch sites confirm the fact of countries positive technological path and spark of venture thinking among the bureaucrats. The vision of space entrepreneurs creating a future beyond Earth has become an intoxicating and influential idea in itself. No doubt that space companies are entering their “golden age”.