NewSpace, or new space, is a term meant to encompass the private spaceflight industry. Specifically, the term is used to refer to an international commercial sector of aerospace companies and efforts working independently of governments and traditional government contractors to develop access to space and spaceflight technologies driven by commercial goals, as distinct from political, social, or socioeconomic motivations.

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Missing the moment history happens: The media and 'NewSpace' (op-ed)