Even if Starlink satellites hadn't been deployed during 1Q21, overall commercial satellite deployments were high during 2021's first three months.
Varda Space choosing SpaceX for launch services makes sense. Blue Origin's inept management of its workforce appears not to.
Launches from around the world remained about the same during the third quarter of 2021. Does that mean the spacecraft deployed also stayed level?
How many orbital rockets did each nation launch during 2021's third quarter? And do the launches indicate a vibrant commercial market?
We're here to help: Using the federal government's military space assets to help against natural disasters seems like a great idea. Or is it?
Inspiration4 was boring, but maybe that's a good thing (which other launch companies should contemplate). And, the DoD is conflicted about its ground systems.
What's the similarity between ULA's rockets and toilet paper (aside from being one-time use)? What might it mean for the U.S. launch market?
How concerned about radiation do suborbital spaceflight passengers need to be? And two more nations are pushing their space programs to commercial companies.
When NASA and the USSF acknowledge the difficulty of space operations, does that mean they expect a gold star? Or are they looking for a Daddy Warbucks to adopt them?
Why can't Blue Origin be successful like Amazon? Perhaps culture accounts for the difference.
SpaceX acquires Swarm Technologies, but not all acquisitions are successful. Is it a case of peanut butter and chocolate? Do SpaceX's reasons, whatever they are, outweigh the acquisition risks?