SpringerBriefs in Space Development

Fundamentals of Space Business and Economics

Authors: Gurtuna, Ozgur

  • Provides the basics of space business and economics including risk and cost management

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About this book

This book provides an overview of key topics related to space business and management. Case studies and an integrative section are included to illustrate the fundamental concepts and to build intuition. Key topics in the field, such as risk management and cost management, are covered in detail.

About the authors

Dr. Gurtuna is the founder and president of Turquoise Technology Solutions Inc. He is also a faculty member at the International Space University. He obtained his PhD in Operations Research from the joint PhD program in Montreal (this program is administered by four Canadian universities: Concordia, HEC, McGill, and UQAM). His areas of expertise include space business and management, space applications for the energy sector, emerging technology markets and quantitative analysis in decision making (covering areas such as optimization, simulation and mathematical modeling).

Dr. Gurtuna has more than 10 years of strategic consulting experience in the space industry, including experience in strategic planning studies. Previously, he was co-founder and senior consultant of Futuraspace (a consulting company founded by International Space University alumni).

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Introduction to Space Business and Economics

    Gurtuna, Ozgur

    Pages 1-7

  • Understanding the Nature of Space Business

    Gurtuna, Ozgur

    Pages 9-20

  • Seven Distinguishing Features of Space Business

    Gurtuna, Ozgur

    Pages 21-27

  • Socio-Economic Benefits of Space Activities

    Gurtuna, Ozgur

    Pages 29-36

  • Emerging Space Markets

    Gurtuna, Ozgur

    Pages 37-44

Buy this book

eBook $34.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-6696-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $49.95
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-6695-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Fundamentals of Space Business and Economics
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Space Development
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Ozgur Gurtuna
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-6696-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-6696-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4614-6695-6
Series ISSN
2191-8171
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 85
Number of Illustrations and Tables
9 b/w illustrations, 12 illustrations in colour
Topics