NSR in the News

December 6, 2018

Is the Aero Market Ready for Takeoff?

In July, NSR Analyst Claude Rousseau noted a trend for airlines to increasingly want control of the IFC running on their aircraft. They want the ability to brand the online experience, use it to build passenger loyalty and test pricing options, such as a set IFC fee per flight.

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November 29, 2018

Telesat wins study contract for DARPA’s experimental constellation

“There is not a clear signal that this contract sends regarding the long-term significance of this contract award to Telesat,” said Northern Sky Research senior analyst Carolyn Bell. “It remains to be seen how far the Blackjack program will go, given multiple smallsat endeavors by DARPA and other DoD entities that have been cancelled or.

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November 21, 2018

Huge, high-flying ‘pseudo-satellite’ will stay up for months

Siddharth Shihora, an analyst at the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based space industry consulting firm Northern Sky Research, told NBC News MACH in an email that high-flying drones like Odysseus could be especially useful for military applications. For commercial clients, he said, competing balloon-based HAPS platforms might be stronger contenders.

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