European LEO Broadband: feasible but unrealistic?

The EU's commissioner keeps pushing forward a vision of European LEO broadband service. If approved it will likely be built, but certainly not quickly.

DoD Dreams of Grandeur and Influence in Commercial Space

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.

Focus On: Telesat’s Lightspeed Satellites, Constellation, and Purpose

Telesat's LEO constellation has a different, fancier name. It released satellite details, too. Do they matter? Are they differentiators?

European Union Space Plans: Why Lead, when It’s Easier to Follow?

The European Union wants a European high-speed broadband satellite system. Does it make sense? Maybe there's a more useful mission.

Partnerships and Platforms: Thinking about Microsoft’s Azure Space

Does Azure Space and a partnership with SpaceX give Microsoft an edge against Amazon's AWS?

Examining Microsoft’s Azure Orbital

Microsoft’s announcement a few days ago at its Ignite developer conference about Azure Orbital builds on the company’s experience with...