Space Industry Analysis

Oct 05, 2022
As the European Commission and ESA rally to support reusability concepts, research and technology projects slip to the right.
Oct 05, 2022
A Mars architecture concept review is expected to be completed in January.
Oct 05, 2022
SLS debut launch is scuttled by an approaching hurricane.
Oct 05, 2022
Axiom aims to include two Saudis during next private mission to the ISS.
Sep 29, 2022
Analysis is needed determine whether slamming a spacecraft into an asteroid belongs in the Earth’s future planetary defense arsenal.
Sep 23, 2022
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Oct 04, 2022
The Space Development Agency has awarded a $176 million agreement to Ball Aerospace to create 10 space vehicles and ground systems to test new payloads to potentially be incorporated into future National Defense Space Architecture tranches.
Oct 04, 2022
AE Industrial Partners, the leading private equity investor in aerospace and defense by deal volume, has acquired a majority stake in small satellite builder York Space Systems, the companies announced Oct. 4.
Oct 04, 2022
Planned liftoff from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on Sept. 29 was scuppered by Hurricane Ian.
Oct 03, 2022
The U.S. Space Force has awarded small satellite manufacturer Millennium Space Systems and launch service provider Firefly Aerospace contracts for its Victus Nox mission, an attempt to demonstrate the ability to launch a small satellite into low Earth orbit less than 24 hr. after requested.
Oct 03, 2022
The Space Development Agency, the defense space acquisition startup launched more than three years ago to shake up how the Pentagon acquires capabilities in orbit, is now officially part of the U.S. Space Force.
Oct 03, 2022
The Russian government plans to allocate additional funds to Roscosmos Space Corp. to facilitate the deployment of the new Sfera multisatellite orbital constellation of more than 300 satellites by 2030.
Oct 03, 2022
U.S. space infrastructure specialist Redwire said it will buy Qinetiq Group’s Space NV business, a provider of integration, equipment and other backbone space systems in Europe, for about €32 million ($31.4 million).
Oct 03, 2022
The new facility will enable the integration of eight satellites onto Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne rocket.