The software defined satellite (SDS) market has been buzzing with news starting with the launch of Eutelsat 10B, upcoming launch of SES’ mPower satellites, and new orders from Eutelsat, Intelsat, and SES. The need for SDS is driven by a variety of factors: demand for satellite-based connectivity, development and availability of new technologies, and support.
Cybersecurity in the satellite & space industry has become a popular topic of discussion since the attack on ViaSat earlier this year. But cyber experts have been raising concerns about cyber threats on critical infrastructure for years, such as power grids, petrochemical plants, nuclear reactors, water systems, and satellites, to name a few. Large scale.
According to Northern Sky Research, a company that specializes in space sector projections, Musk’s initiative to take famous people into space is a means to an end. “He will take sightseeing flights to develop his spaceships and create reliability, as well as make money from cargo,”
NSR’s Satellite-Based Earth Observation, 12th Edition (EO12), released today, finds a limited impact from COVID-19 on the EO market, with the sale of EO data and derived products to reach $8.1 billion annually by 2029. Revenues will be driven by government, military, and financial service-based customers, owing to strong demand and diversity need.