Counting launches is helpful, but the resulting total yields an incomplete picture from which to extract a story. All launches aren’t the same and understanding that helps give readers a clear picture.
Isn’t it always better to bring up a suggestion to a problem, instead of only pointing out there is one?
With an orbital Starship launch about two months away, sticking one's head in the sand as the preferred alternative to business strategy will result in a few predictable outcomes.
Even if Starlink satellites hadn't been deployed during 1Q21, overall commercial satellite deployments were high during 2021's first three months.
The successful launch of Artemis 1 is a step. But is it a step to an abyss or to an actual, attainable plan?
Ill-defined property laws aren’t the only reason prospectors haven’t staked and mined claims in space. They may not even be the most relevant. Here’s a reason with significant mass behind it.
ArianeGroup, ESA, and the EU need more sense of urgency to help Europe gain its space sovereignty. So where is the promised cake?
Maybe NSIL’s launch of OneWeb’s satellites points to a future in which both companies can update their Peanuts wardrobes?
The DoD’s DIU believes Starlink is preventing innovation (in this case, DIU’s network plans) using proprietary means. Maybe its perspective of innovation needs revisiting?
GLONASS is Russia’s military PNT system. So why is the Mexican government interested in helping it out?
Is there anything new and compelling with Phantom Space? Unfortunately, the company’s reasons for existing show a distinct lack of pure imagination.
Stadium, spaceport, and monorail proposals have a few things in common. Unfortunately, one significant commonality relies on twisting facts and supplying doses of unrealistic optimism.
When launch gives you lemons, learn. And then pass along the lessons.