Effective Communications: Satellite Orbital Safety Best Practices

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

Space Domain Awareness: Moving Towards Global and Commercial Needs

Commercial satellite deployment activity and plans highlight the fact the U.S. government and the world don't have plans or means to provide the necessary space domain awareness services.

European Union Space Plans: Why Lead, when It’s Easier to Follow?

The European Union wants a European high-speed broadband satellite system. Does it make sense? Maybe there's a more useful mission.

A Grudging Look at National Space Policy

The new National Space Policy guidelines for commercial space look like the old Space Policy guidelines. Is there anything new?

India’s ASAT Stamp; India’s Private Space Sector Efforts

Remember when India launched an anti-satellite missile at the beginning of 2019 and successfully destroyed a target satellite? It was...

Overclassification, Commerce, and Safety

“New DoD Policy To Ease Space Secrecy Near: Raymond”--Breaking Defense, April 2020 “...and despite the Presidential order to refrain from unwarranted classification, a culture persists that defaults to the avoidance of risk rather than its proper management.” --”TRANSFORMING the SECURITY CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM,” November 2012 “The point of aerospace integration is to merge space capabilities into… Continue reading Overclassification, Commerce, and Safety