ClimaCell's decision to deploy and operate a weather satellite constellation puts real business in a field of wannabees.
Passengers take Virgin at its word about safety when they fly on the airline. Should they for the spaceline? Also, Sandy Munro visits the Starship/Super Heavy factory.
Are some of the struggles some of the space startups are dealing with more to do with a lack of "Pure Imagination?" Is this why we see them offering similar products consumers aren't interested in?
This is not the first time we've heard the launch market can't support new players. Do reasons for that assertion make sense? Maybe for ULA.
Telesat's LEO constellation has a different, fancier name. It released satellite details, too. Do they matter? Are they differentiators?
In the space sector, there appear to be at least three types of businesses offering to take people for a ride.
A certain space company, whose name rhymes with "Ace Pecs," keeps revising the possible, meaning competitors need to revise, too. Will they?
The European Union wants a European high-speed broadband satellite system. Does it make sense? Maybe there's a more useful mission.
Part 3: It must be nice to never pay attention to a customer's needs, nor offer a compelling product with ground support. SMC's gotchya.
Part 2: The more SMC spends on infrared systems, the more they stay the same...maybe. At least when compared with SBIRS.