The satellite industry can be excused for thinking that the 1990s have returned, like some retro fad. Back then, all the talk was the development of constellations of satellites to provide telephone and data services. Globalstar, Iridium, and ORBCOMM got far enough to actually deploy their systems, but there were many more concepts being discussed in the 1990s.
- Off-world colonies of the Canadian Arctic
- Orbital Tugs, Lockheed Style