NASA Eyeing Privatization of Space Station

June 12, 2018

6/10/18 – More countries and private companies are pursuing activities in space, an analyst recently noted in Issues. But in actions that would seemingly push even this expanded envelope, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is considering “a range of options” to privatize the International Space Station, including having a global team of corporations take over operations and run it as a commercial space lab, or even splitting it into components, some of which could be “de-orbited,” to make private management easier.