A new year’s prediction: 2019 will see “big money” finally buy in on aerospace—or decide to leave it for another generation. The chances are 50-50. No less than U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross hopes the money comes. The former banker has become one of Washington’s leading proponents of private-sector-led commercial space. To tempt some of his former business cohorts to the outer space sector, he is hosting a series of summits near the White House for ...

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