The new Silicon Valley mentality and the “just do it” approach of entrepreneurs today is fueling a rapid development of the Entrepreneurial Space Industry. Companies such as SpaceX are revolutionizing a previously stagnant industry with reusable rockets opening cheap and sustainable access to space for the masses. This commercial space corridor leads to an unprecedented problem. A future with untrained private individuals gaining access to space will require the crucial role of designers to create highly dynamic environments that can adapt to their users.
But why is there an interest in space design? How can life on earth be improved thanks to the design approach of aerospace design? Is this an approach that can resonate on a mass scale in a sustainable manner? what does this mean to the future of communities?