Stadium, spaceport, and monorail proposals have a few things in common. Unfortunately, one significant commonality relies on twisting facts and supplying doses of unrealistic optimism.
More reflection…this time about the utility of technical knowledge in commercial space enterprise. Does a bright idea answering a technical challenge lead to a new business segment?
Astra successfully launches a rocket and will use customers as beta testers for its service; the market it is entering won't be as profitable as legacy space launch.
The great software companies of Silicon Valley are held in high esteem by those in the space industry. But admiration does not equal industry knowledge and understanding. Investors be aware!
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.
Passengers take Virgin at its word about safety when they fly on the airline. Should they for the spaceline? Also, Sandy Munro visits the Starship/Super Heavy factory.
This is not the first time we've heard the launch market can't support new players. Do reasons for that assertion make sense? Maybe for ULA.
When Joe Biden becomes the President of the United States in late January, what does that mean for the commercial U.S. space industry?
CASI's report, just introduced last week, is a fascinating read, but it's errors don't fill readers with confidence.
Now and then, someone pens an alarm about China’s space activities. To be clear, this sort of thing is misguided and factually...