In the March 2023 Issue of Longitude, Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Marco Tantardini published an article on the future of point-to-point suborbital travel and transportation. As the cost of launch decreases, Tantardini discussed how the private market for rocket travel and transportation may evolve.

The coming of the point-to-point suborbital age will also have impacts that are neither merely linked to transportation, nor economy related, but on the deep bond that humankind has with its home: Earth

Marco Tantardini
Forward Defense

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