Arianespace and Viasat complaining about SpaceX and Starlink are par for the course. But when China openly worries, maybe the company is doing something right?
Contemplation is healthy for the soul, even if it's regarding the space industry.
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.
A case of garbage-in, garbage-out? Or, like Pink’s hit album, Missundaztood? Continuation of USAF confusion about space operations? There are no good choices in this Space Force-focused paper.
DOD’s vision of how commercial space markets work seems to be generated from a standpoint of self-importance. But history and current healthy markets diverge from the DoD’s vision--thankfully.
Part 1: When SMC buys expensive infrared satellites, does a lt. colonel get its wings? Especially if the satellites are still "juicy targets?"
The new National Space Policy guidelines for commercial space look like the old Space Policy guidelines. Is there anything new?
If Virgin Orbit launches a proper business, will the DoD's wish finally come true? Or is it a case of being “careful what you wish for?”
Does Azure Space and a partnership with SpaceX give Microsoft an edge against Amazon's AWS?
Will Virgin Orbit be the cheapest smallsat launch provider? Only if it actually launches a rocket. The U.S. Army wants a rocket...for tanks.