Since China’s lunar program formally received approval in 2004, CNSA – its space agency – successfully launched the Chang’e 1 to Chang’e 5 missions in just over a decade. The country recently outlined the next phase of its lunar program while also expanding its Wenchang spaceport to put astronauts on the Moon by 2030. China’s.
NSR’s Non-GEO Constellations Analysis Toolkit, v3.0 Expands Surveyed Systems and Doubles Benchmarking
Version 3.0 of NSR’s LEO and MEO SATCOM Benchmarking Toolset Centralizes Data Management and Introduces Quarterly Updates Cambridge, MA – September 06, 2022 – Today NSR launched Version 3.0 of its Non-GEO Constellations Analysis Toolkit (NCAT3), enhancing the industry-leading evaluation toolset of LEO and MEO satellite constellations. NCAT3 expands the set of NSR-surveyed systems to.
Claude Rousseau, a space industry consultant at Northern Sky Research, said governments are missing out on commercial space advances due to the complexities of requirements and their focus on process rather than outcomes, “which is a peculiar way to do business.” The industry is pushing for more initiatives like the NRO’s recent data-sharing agreements with.
With many other LEO constellations also in the works, it is little wonder that recent forecasts from Northern Sky Research (NSR) predict that satellite communications will become the biggest single sector of the global space economy in terms of revenue by 2030. The research firm reckons the overall space market will generate cumulative revenue of.
China and India have engaged in space activities since the mid-1900s, developing domestic satellite manufacturing and launch capabilities across a range of applications. Both have focused on national demand, with limited international commercial pursuits. Yet this dynamic is quickly changing. The two nations have heightened their scope of activities, leveraging space as a strategic tool.