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  • Enabling a GEO-NGEO Hybrid System

    Jul 11th, 2018 by Shagun Sachdeva   More from this Analyst | Profile

    The Military segment has, historically, primarily been served by GEO satellites for execution of critical applications, including intelligence gathering, navigation and communication. GEO systems, by nature, offer the advantage of significant coverage via a single satellite, especially with the advent of GEO-HTS satellites. On the other hand, latency and significant CAPEX have always been limitations of the GEO architecture. These drawbacks have given rise to the emerging trend of LEO…

  • NSR’s Emerging Space Market Opportunity (ESMO) report explored global investment in players driving the development of new applications and approaches to the space industry. Most companies studied started small, delivering innovative products or ideas addressing an existing need or developing a new market niche. Except for a successful minority, most remain at the research and development stages, fighting for grants and early stage investors.

    Recent NSR research shows that the emerging…

  •  China and India have engaged in space activities since the mid-1900s, developing domestic satellite manufacturing and launch capabilities across a range of applications. Both have focused on national demand, with limited international commercial pursuits. Yet this dynamic is quickly changing. The two nations have heightened their scope of activities, leveraging space as a strategic tool and implementing broad objectives in the commercial market – impacting the global stage dominated up…