SpaceNews Magazine – August 29, 2016

08-29-2016FEATURES

SpaceX’s crowded manifest
Nine customers still expecting to launch on Falcon 9 by year’s end<

What’s in a name?
For OSIRIS-REx, quite a lot, actually

Connecting Flights
The aero-connectivity market is soaring to new heights

After Eutelsat’s earnings bomb
Was the world’s third-largest fleet owner’s profit warning a blip or something bigger?

Putting the ROI in asteroid
Asteroid-mining startups chip away at an audacious goal one piece of business at a time

Prospecting for another SES
Luxembourg’s deputy prime minister explains his nation’s interest in asteroid-mining ventures

DEPARTMENTS

MY TAKE
DigitalGlobe CTO Walter Scott calls for modernizing U.S. satellite imaging regulations

QUICK TAKES

FOUST FORWARD
Whatever happened to space tourism?

CAPITAL CONTRIBUTIONS
Dylan Taylor on the next wave of NewSpace investment: private equity

COMMENTARY
Armand Musey on why it may no longer make sense to build satellites to last 15 years

BOTTOM LINE
Satellite operator consolidation: necessary and impossible