U.S. Space Industry Growth Through U.S. Administrations

When Joe Biden becomes the President of the United States in late January, what does that mean for the commercial U.S. space industry?

Tea Leaves, Biden, SLS = U.S. Space Industry Future?

What might a President Biden do to SLS? Why? If he didn't cancel it, is SLS a "good" future of the U.S. space industry?

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?

SpaceX, Propellant Depots, and Rocket Markets

SpaceX wins from NASA a contract to develop a capability. ULA had tried to get that funding over a decade ago...

Virgin Orbit–a Year Ago and Now

It’s hard to believe a little over a year has passed since Chris Quilty and I wrote up the analysis “Virgin Orbit – Approaching...

Looking at the Space Development Agency’s Tracking Layer Selections

The following covers a topic that was long near and dear to my heart: low Earth-orbiting satellites with infrared sensors scanning...

OneWeb Update, Scrubbed U.S Launches, What is Reliability?

A series of events didn’t occur last week, reminding those of us monitoring their lack of happening that the U.S. space industry is still...

SpaceBEES, Swarm, IoT, and Orbcomm

Swarm Technologies has learned a few lessons on the way to the launch of its first commercial satellites earlier in...

OneWeb: Activities, Plans, Impacts

Considering the company is dealing with Chapter 11 activities, OneWeb's other activities and plans have kept it...

Filling the DoD’s Blind Spot in Cislunar space

AFRL will be developing a system that will be able to see activities occurring on the Moon’s...