In Via Satellite’s article, NSR discusses the move towards a software-defined era of satellites. “With the cost of launching satellites going down via reusable rockets, you need manufacturing costs to go down via mass production of generic satellites. As in terrestrial networks, hardware is becoming software in space as well.” In a recent white paper,.
In comparison, the “ground” segment in the industry is just beginning to ramp up, with relatively slower developments, in part due to the siloed nature of advancements at a components and sub-systems level.
Cloud computing lies at the convergence of multiple technological developments of recent years, as an enabling technology that spans across the satellite value chain. A core component of the satellite big data analytics paradigm, cloud computing is essential in deriving valuable business insights relevant to multiple stakeholders in the industry from the large variety of.