What is The Future of Space Stations Once the International Space Station is Gone?

James Maynard
Aug 26 · 4 min read

The future of space stations is uncertain once the International Space Station ends its mission — China and private industry could fill the void.

The International Space Station (ISS) will come to the end of its life in the coming years. What happens next? Image credit: NASA

Retiring the International Space Station in the coming years presents a big void — what will be the future of space stations once the International Space Station meets its fiery…