NSR Research Director quoted in SpaceNews article by Jason Rainbow January 24, 2023 It is “highly likely” early-stage investment rounds for these companies in 2023 will be fewer in number and smaller in size than in previous years. According to Analysys Mason research director Brad Grady, pre-revenue startups are already having challenges, “especially those with.
MILSATCOM terminal upgrades will be an area to watch in 2023 as global militaries continue investing in national security space capabilities.
Satellite operators are at a crossroads due to a rapid revolution in satellite capacity provisioning worldwide. The satellite capacity industry was originally dominated by recurring, high-margin video applications, but its focus has now shifted to high-growth, data-centric services. A range of fixed and mobile data applications now dominate the growth story via numerous capacity types, orbits and ultimately, business.
Launch delays and failures are common in the space industry, dating back to Explorer 1 in 1958, the initial U.S. satellite, which had been delayed due to weather conditions. One would think that the number of delays and failures would decrease as technology evolves and players gain more experience, but this is not the case..