Space Commerce Partners

Destination: Bold Opportunity—
We Want You To Be Part Of The New Space Economy!

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The Space Foundation, in partnership with MBDA (Minority Business Development Agency), invites entrepreneurs and business leaders to explore new and emerging business opportunities with the Space Community. Business development and educational workshops are being held nationwide.


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blue bulletCommercial Space Products and Services
Red bulletCommercial Infrastructure and Support Industries
green bulletNon-U.S. Government Space Budgets
yellow bulletU.S. Government Space Budgets

Total: $383.51 Billion

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Fast Facts About The Global Space Economy

  • The space market grew 7% from 2016 to 2017.
  • Big growth areas are in product and service delivery (e.g., software, app development, data, etc.).
  • Commercial space sector accounted for 80% of the global space market.


The Space Foundation is hosting one-day training workshops nationwide to promote business growth into space-based technology markets. These workshops provide key insights to address the most common challenges companies face and assist with emerging opportunities in the enterprise of space commercialization. The sessions will help close the gap on the specific issues keeping you from growing and expanding your company, and they will deliver the tools necessary to set up your company for success.

MBDA LogoThe Space Commerce Training Program is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency.


Hosting Workshops Across The Nation

COMING IN 2019    
Atlanta, Georgia TBD
Huntsville, Alabama Tuesday, July 30
Orlando, Florida Wednesday, August 21

*Minority-Owned Business as defined by MBDA: Business owned by African Americans, Asian Americans, Hasidic Jews, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, and Pacific Islanders.


An informative and engaging series of speaker events and webinars produced by the Space Foundation. We'll cover topics to include: Space in Our Lives, Growing Your Business, Access to Growth Capital, Mining for Customers, Managing in the Aerospace Industry, Space Commerce in the Future, and more!

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