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?
You know it will be a difficult topic when Pythom keeps autocorrecting to Python. Stupid autocorrect!
Isn’t it always better to bring up a suggestion to a problem, instead of only pointing out there is one?
A story of money, space, statistics, and science, and the workforce that doesn't want anything to do with it.
Sure, there were plenty of announcements from Space Symposium, but none were as potentially impactful as Amazon’s press release. While no other “big” PR’s came out, one trend continued.
Amazon's Project Kuiper chooses not just one but three launch providers for its satellites. And commercial space companies take political decisions away.
A lot of positive press releases promote Starlink’s role in Ukraine. Some are probably even true. Also, an answer to a question concerning a potential single point of failure.
I’ve written a few analyses that noted that relying on SpaceX for spacecraft launches is a problem. A few folks have asked me to clarify that observation.
What happens if you take away space opportunities and no one notices or cares? We’ll find out soon, once Rogozin stops shooting himself and Roscosmos in the foot.
Do discussions about cost versus price even matter when space industry customers don’t know (or have access to) either one?