Starlink is Becoming more Widespread in Inflight Internet Connectivity

Starlink Satellites for InFlight Internet Connectivity
The company, owned by Tesla (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk, has been in talks for months with airlines to provide Starlink internet in-flight, a key prong in SpaceX’s strategy to scoop up enterprise customers beyond consumers and households in rural areas of the globe with little to no internet access. SpaceX has sought regulatory approval from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission… Read More

2022 Q1 Report for Rocket Launches and Satellite Deployment Released

2022 Q1 Report for Rocket Launches and Satellite Deployment
BryceTech has released its 2022 Q1 report examining rocket launches and satellite deployment Who’s leading the race for commercial rocket launches? SpaceX launches top the charts with 11 rockets launched and 502 spacecraft deployed. China takes silver this quarter, with eight launches and just 38 spacecraft deployed. Although Roscosmos takes bronze for launches with four, Arianespace takes third for the… Read More

NASA Awards Six Contracts to LEO Broadband Operators

NASA Signs Deal for Broadband Operators
NASA has awarded six contracts to LEO broadband operators to support the development and demonstration of near-Earth communications technology. The contracts have a combined total value of $278.5M, with each company expected to “match or exceed” NASA’s investment over the next five years. The awardees: SpaceX, receiving $69.95M to develop Starlink, its LEO broadband constellation. Amazon’s Kuiper, receiving $67M for… Read More

Space Capital Published the Space Investment Quarterly about investing in the space economy

Statistics of Space Startup Companies
Space Capital launched the Space Investment Quarterly in 2017 with the aim of uncovering insights about investing in the space economy. Space Capital launched the Space Investment Quarterly in 2017 with the aim of uncovering insights about investing in the space economy. The data in this report is informed by data released publicly, SEC filings, investor databases, as well as… Read More

Defense Intelligence Agency published “Challenges to Security in Space” to Assess Space Defense Capabilities

Challenges in Space Security
On Tuesday, the Defense Intelligence Agency published “Challenges to Security in Space,” an updated edition of a report it first released in 2019. The findings aren’t necessarily groundbreaking, but they’re aimed at communicating the rapidly evolving threat landscape in space to the general public: – The DIA says that US efforts to ensure the space domain “remains secure, stable, and… Read More

100 Year Starship Initiative and UC Irvine Researchers Partner with Orbital Assembly Corporation to Study Gravity and Human Health Aboard Space Habitats

100 Year Starship Initiative
100 Year Starship Initiative and UC Irvine Researchers Partner with Orbital Assembly Corporation to Study Gravity and Human Health Aboard Space Habitats  Orbital Assembly Corporation (OAC), the only company advancing the development and operation of the first commercially viable, space-based business park with gravity, is partnering with the 100 Year Starship initiative, seed-funded by DARPA, founded and led by former… Read More

For the first time, Rocket Lab will attempt a mid-air helicopter capture of an Electron rocket as it returns to Earth from space

capturing a rocket by helicopter.
For the first time, Rocket Lab will attempt a mid-air helicopter capture of an Electron rocket as it returns to Earth from space, furthering the company’s program to make Electron the first reusable orbital small launch vehicle. The “There and Back Again” mission, Rocket Lab’s 26th Electron launch, will lift off from Pad A at Launch Complex 1 on New… Read More

NASA Chooses Orbital Reef To Develop International Space Station Replacement

Orbital Reef Space Station
Replacing the International Space Station with Orbital Reef Station One of the biggest issues for NASA is that ISS (International Space Station) is the only major space station in Low Earth Orbit and it is about to fill its life term and its available budget. ISS is expected to retire in a couple of years and in fact as early… Read More

Another Feather in the Cap for the Space Sector with the SpaceX Launch of 4 Astronauts to Space

SpaceX Launch of Astronauts
As Prometheus Space has always proclaimed, the only way for space technology to really progress is for the space sector to get involved with space missions and space launches. This is similar to the Aviation Boom that happened in 1930s with the involvement of the airlines in aviation. As more and more space companies get involved in space missions, this… Read More