OroraTech’s Business: Is There a Market?

OroraTech is moving ahead with building its infrared wildfire monitoring constellation. As a result, there may be some good market opportunities for its service.

Examining 2021 Space Industry Trends

Contemplation is healthy for the soul, even if it's regarding the space industry.

State Wildfires and DoD Infrared Satellites

We're here to help: Using the federal government's military space assets to help against natural disasters seems like a great idea. Or is it?

No Rockets, No Fly: ULA’s Weird Predicament

What's the similarity between ULA's rockets and toilet paper (aside from being one-time use)? What might it mean for the U.S. launch market?

Hardware is Not Software: Marketing Mixups in EO/RS and 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!

Thinking About: Rocket Lab’s About-Face

What do Rocket Lab's plans for a just-right rocket mean for current and future competitors? Are chasing constellations reason enough for switching?

Focus On: ClimaCell’s Business and Weather Constellation

ClimaCell's decision to deploy and operate a weather satellite constellation puts real business in a field of wannabees.

Seeing Infrared, Part 3: What Does Nearly $3 Billion Buy?

Part 3: It must be nice to never pay attention to a customer's needs, nor offer a compelling product with ground support. SMC's gotchya.

Seeing Infrared, Part 2: Similar Missions, Similar Capabilities

Part 2: The more SMC spends on infrared systems, the more they stay the same...maybe. At least when compared with SBIRS.

Seeing Infrared, Part 1: Large, Big, Fat, Juicy Targets

Part 1: When SMC buys expensive infrared satellites, does a lt. colonel get its wings? Especially if the satellites are still "juicy targets?"