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.
Engaging with space is increasingly attractive for governments. It is a sector with huge potential benefits to nation states, however for new players and emerging space nations involvement is a risk. With the relatively high costs of developing industry, early ‘returns’ are key for on-going stakeholder engagement. Evaluating the potential for long-term investment, interested nation.
Talk of ESG seems to be everywhere from increasing regulatory requirements, stakeholder interest, to social pressures. However, not everyone is on board the ESG train. In NSR’s Space ESG Assessment (Jan, 2023) only 46% of surveyed entities currently offer an outward facing ESG policy. With more than half of the surveyed space companies lacking an.
As the space industry embarks on perhaps its most transformational year yet, we at NSR thought it would be a great time to make bold predictions on the year ahead. The predictions provided herein range across the satellite & space market, but one trend is clear: never before has such change been thrust upon the.