EO Investment Picture: Worth More Than a Thousand Words

The Earth Observation (EO) market has been in constant evolution and recently, it has transitioned from costly, large EO satellites to smaller, more nimble ones flying as part of constellations. Using many small satellites is enabling real-time earth monitoring and observation, and with this, increasingly large amounts of data are being produced every day. Additionally,.

The New Rockets Racing to Make Space Affordable

Among geostationary or geosynchronous transfer (GTO) missions, which need to achieve a specific orbit of around 36,000 kilometers and are therefore better suited for direct comparisons, average launch costs are down about 20 percent from five years ago, according to Carolyn Belle, a senior analyst at space consultancy Northern Sky Research. Here again, the Falcon.

Satellite EOL: Not One Size Fits All

As the technological prowess of satellite component and prime manufacturers has developed over the past half century, satellites have increased not only in capabilities but in longevity. A satellite launched in the 1990s was designed to operate for an average 12 years, a life expectancy that by the 2000s increased to 15 years. Many continue.

NSR Report: Data Applications Drive $189 Billion in Satellite Capacity Revenues over Next Decade

FSS Declines Overshadowed by $15.3 Billion in Annual HTS Growth by 2027 Cambridge, MA  – NSR’s Global Satellite Capacity Supply & Demand, 15th Edition report, published today, finds satellite capacity revenues continue a long-range growth path of 6.8% CAGR over the next decade.  However, near term caution persists as business models pivot to data-centric &.