Imbalance of Space Power: Russia and Ukraine

What is space power? Is it merely owning a bunch of satellites and rockets? Ukraine is providing a peek at space power’s future.

Reviewing Some 2022 Space Industry Trends

Up/down, toward/from–trends are the analyst’s Twitter Joke Format: they’re variations of the same thing, often reused and repeated, but seldom funny.

Mass, Frequency, Reliability: Comparing 2022 China and U.S. launches

Counting launches is helpful, but the resulting total yields an incomplete picture from which to extract a story. All launches aren’t the same and understanding that helps give readers a clear picture.

Indian Launch Industry: OneWeb Provides a Big Hint

Maybe NSIL’s launch of OneWeb’s satellites points to a future in which both companies can update their Peanuts wardrobes?

The Moat in DoD’s Eye: Starlink, DIU, and Innovation

The DoD’s DIU believes Starlink is preventing innovation (in this case, DIU’s network plans) using proprietary means. Maybe its perspective of innovation needs revisiting?

Effective Communications: Satellite Orbital Safety Best Practices

A cooperatively created guide of best practices courtesy of a few well-known companies' experiences.

China: Starlink Obsession

For various reasons, Starlink seems to be one of the biggest worries to China’s leaders since the first open internet. Maybe it’s the “open” part that worries them the most?

Starlink, China, and Upset Plans

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?

Starlink and the Future Battlefield

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.

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.