Phantom Space: Running with the Crowd?

Is there anything new and compelling with Phantom Space? Unfortunately, the company’s reasons for existing show a distinct lack of pure imagination.

The Disrupted Disruptor: Viasat, Starlink, and New Space

Viasat's 2021 annual report makes for some interesting reading: it's still aiming to slow Starlink while claiming some New Space cred.

Thinking About “New Space” Startups

Quick note: we are in the process of selling our house and moving. Because of that, there will be a few times during the next month where I just can’t get a post out the door. Yesterday was one of those times. On to the post... In “Strength in FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, & Doubt)” and… Continue reading Thinking About “New Space” Startups

Strength in FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, & Doubt)

Two space industry documents were published in the past few weeks that ultimately provided a “state of health” of the space industry. Earlier in April, the SmallSat Alliance rang the warning bell about the precarious health of some of the “new space companies” in the U.S. This warning was submitted as a paper to congressional… Continue reading Strength in FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, & Doubt)