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.
Satellite is a cool technology again! But there is still a lot of work to be done. By way of background, despite recent significant improvements in Satellite Backhaul fundamentals, specifically throughput, capacity prices, ground segment, and cheaper RAN (among others), the industry was struggling to change MNOs’ mindsets as satellite was still perceived as an.
The space and satellite industry got back together in person at SATELLITE 2021 with a lot to discuss, as progress has not slowed down since March 2020. This year, topics like ground station standardization, vertical integration, and consolidation drove conversations. Here are NSR’s 10 takeaways from the show…..