Even if Starlink satellites hadn't been deployed during 1Q21, overall commercial satellite deployments were high during 2021's first three months.
Not every topic lends itself to Monty Python quotes, but when a serious startup makes it easy…well… Also, some helpful space industry observations from Deloitte.
More concerns about Astra, but from a finance group. Does Loft's agreement with Airbus mean more payloads per satellite or larger payloads?
NASA will be testing Amazon’s Alexa on an Artemis mission. The space agency has obviously never seen movies involving AIs and space… Also, two Florida men want to make Florida a space leader?
More reflection…this time about the utility of technical knowledge in commercial space enterprise. Does a bright idea answering a technical challenge lead to a new business segment?
Contemplation is healthy for the soul, even if it's regarding the space industry.
Generals sometimes say the wildest, most fact-free things, especially about China. A lawmaker believes the U.S. Space Force’s innovation problem is low funding.
Astra successfully launches a rocket and will use customers as beta testers for its service; the market it is entering won't be as profitable as legacy space launch.
Spinlaunch has conducted a very short suborbital "launch." But its projected launch pricing is enticing. Also, a look at Rocket Lab's acquisition of PSC.
Amazon's Project Kuiper team rolls the dice on launch, and Astra Space can't seem to focus on its main goal.
What do computers and rockets have in common? Would NASA's lack of understanding of Starship kill the industry?