Space Industry Analysis

Nov 30, 2020
The U.S. should be at the forefront of high-capacity power-beaming to lead the technology rather than be dependent on others for it.
Nov 27, 2020
Measurements of ocean heights provide real-time indication of Earth’s changing climate.
Nov 26, 2020
In bringing back samples, Chang’e 5 will demonstrate technology that China will need for sending people to the Moon.
Nov 23, 2020
Britain is stepping up space surveillance capabilities with a focus on attributing nefarious activity.
Nov 19, 2020
SpaceX becomes first company to win U.S. government certification of human spaceflight system.
Nov 18, 2020
Transformation of heritage aerospace contractor shows old dogs can learn new tricks.
Nov 27, 2020
The space launch ambitions of the Shetland Islands have been given an additional boost with investment from a Scottish conservation fund, but the cash injection appears to have prompted a war of words between competing space ports.
Nov 25, 2020
SpaceX has marked its 100th Falcon 9 launch with a record seventh reflight of a first-stage booster, a mission that increased the company’s burgeoning Starlink broadband network to more than 950 satellites.
Nov 25, 2020
Engineering and government professional services provider Jacobs has acquired cyber and artificial intelligence specialist The Buffalo Group to bolster its offerings to the U.S. intelligence community and military.
Nov 24, 2020
Though on his third voyage to the International Space Station, veteran Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi said each mission poses a challenge, with the adjustments well worth making to help inspire younger generations.
Nov 23, 2020
The Chinese National Space Administration’s Chang’e 5 lunar sample return mission lifted off Nov. 23 U.S. time, initiating a planned 3-4-week excursion to gather the youngest-ever samples from the lunar surface.
Nov 23, 2020
Following up on a pilot program to assess the value of commercially provided weather-forecast data, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded data-purchase contracts to GeoOptics and Spire Global.
Nov 23, 2020
A week after sending its first space taxi to the International Space Station for NASA, SpaceX launched the flagship Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite into orbit to join spacecraft collecting key data for tracking climate change.
Nov 20, 2020
Newly emerged from bankruptcy, under new ownership and with a new CEO, OneWeb’s goal is  to resume launches for its global, high-speed internet-via-satellite service on Dec. 17, the company said on Nov. 20.