SatMagazine: What’s Up with Ground?

[NSR] shares insights from [their] recent report on ‘Satellite Ground Network Virtualization,’ and the implications for a ground segment that needs to catch up with innovations in space. [NSR] explains how the ground needs to become more virtual, software defined, and cloud-centric to unlock the capabilities of newer HTS satellites, flexible payloads…

The New Rockets Racing to Make Space Affordable

Among geostationary or geosynchronous transfer (GTO) missions, which need to achieve a specific orbit of around 36,000 kilometers and are therefore better suited for direct comparisons, average launch costs are down about 20 percent from five years ago. Here again, the Falcon 9 leads the pack.