Tom Wilson, vice president and general manager for Northrop Grumman and president of SpaceLogistics LLC cites NSR in his discussion of MEV revenue potential.. “If you look at reports from the likes of NSR, there is strong potential for business in this market once this technology has been proven”. This market can begin to take.
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 regards to the current trend of “SPACs for Space”, NSR was critical of the space companies’ valuations and revenue projections. “I think it will be extremely difficult to reach those revenues,” they said. “The road to market has taken them a long time to get where they are, and they have not really generated.
As fiscal year 2017 financials trickled in, it was clear that the impact of a changing market and pricing declines continues to hit the bottom line of commercial satellite operators. Operators are being forced to re-evaluate decisions on multiple levels; from which applications to target, partners to engage, and satellites to order. There are two.