… The private sector will have evolved sub-orbital space tourism vehicles into low cost human and cargo transportation to LEO ?
… The US will have led a global return to the Moon and be establishing a permanent scientific outpost for geology, astronomy and preparation for a human Mars mission ? … Most commercial spacecraft manufacturing will have been outsourced to China, India ? … The International Space Station will have been sold to private equity investors to operate as a space hotel ? … Government space applications will be managed by industry in response to EU requirements ? … European space science and exploration will be managed by a European Science Research Council ? … Increased energy needs and oil depletion will make solar power satellites economically attractive ? … Climate change will be driving global population migrations and Government’s top priority will be to manage them ?