“When it comes to Earth observation from satellites, there is more demand today than ever for higher resolution imaging,” Sachdeva said. The launch will boost BlackSky’s network in space to six satellites, with a short-term goal of 16 satellites in orbit. They weigh about 120 pounds each and are designed to last only a few.
The SpaceX ride-share program is filling a need for more launch availability, said Shagun Sachdeva, an analyst with Northern Sky Research who is based in France. “Starlink ride-share launches seem to be a strategic move to get more revenue streams coming in, since SpaceX isn’t making money from Starlink yet,” Sachdeva said.
As FPA manufacturers find themselves stuck between the ultra-competitive aero market and the opportunistic, but challenging to meet, consumer broadband market, the Enterprise broadband market is fast becoming the next step in the evolution of FPA technology.
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Our panelists will join us to analyze the effects of the crisis on everything from satellite launch and operation to supply chain and hardware challenges to space customer market trends, all with a view toward what the post-COVID-19 “New Normal” may mean to the industry and beyond.