How to develop a profitable space presence before the advent of low cost access to orbit, and free from the specification restrictive purse strings of government.
Some enterprising company will take the first step to universal riches from space resources. As a species, we can do this now without the snail's pace of governmental hegemony. "The Space Trade," describes a variety of step-wise paths to new self-sustaining trade in space. Shows how the orbital economy profitably develops without the advent of low cost access to orbit. Reveals for the first time, how to divide risk to propel growth of private sector real estate in orbit, how to shorten return on investment to produce sustainable space profits in the new economy of space wealth. Timeline included, describing a spaceship-filled mining and trading system. Tells how the space trade saves the earth. Exposes a quickly developing, green, low cost method to achieve orbit. Four years to compile, "The Space Trade" includes extensive references and end notes.