Orbital Space Tourism: Where Are We?

A year and a half ago, Virgin Galactic went public. Since then, the company has generated no “significant revenue”, nothing in the past two quarters, and has pushed the start of their commercial suborbital tourism service to 2022. Over on the orbital front, companies like Sierra Nevada, Boeing, and Blue Origin, are facing similar delays,.

LEO Launch: The Next Frontier

A few days ago, SpaceX launched payloads into orbit for the 100th time. An impressive milestone, the latest launch deployed 60 Starlink satellites into the company’s communication network. From communications to Earth Observation, constellations certainly are a core strategy in the commercialization of LEO. On an almost daily basis, announcements are made regarding investment, deployment,.

Smallsats: Rapid and Defining Disruptors

Gradual evolution of the industry will continue, now with smallsats as a significant part of it, with advancement in electric propulsion extending the usage of small satellites in GEO and beyond