Opinion section includes op-eds, columns, commentaries and editorials on all things related to the global space business enterprise.
Recent weeks and months have seen growing activity among satellite network operators keen to integrate the soon-to-be-available LEO-derived bandwidth with existing GEO services.
No other country does space quite like New Zealand.
A historical warfare perspective on enhancing satellite survivability and ensuring commercial satellites are more agile in today’s threat environment.
A legislative proposal in the 2023 defense spending bill calling on DoD to leverage commercial space networks marks a victory of sorts for the SmallSat Alliance.
While there have been successful projects demonstrating readily available industry capability, the Department of Defense has not yet successfully institutionalized the imperative of responsive space
Once-in-a-generation advances in commercial technology will fundamentally strengthen the U.S. economic and security posture in space
While the Western world and much of the global space industry severed ties with Russia over the war, NASA’s administrator and key managers for the International Space Station have continued to embrace the pariah state as a valued partner.
Satellite technology is racing to get ahead of increasingly prevalent wildfires that risk lives, destroy property and create pollution that causes long-term health issues.
Space is a blank canvas on which reform can be tested, adapted and used to demonstrate success
The technical achievements of deploying JWST and the anticipation about its first images have overcome what JWST had been known for: billions of dollars in cost overruns and years of schedule delays.
The space industry must think long term, unify around big problems and tap into defense as key funding partner
Congress should fully fund NASA’s $25.97 billion FY23 budget request, including the full requested amount for STMD, as it drafts and advances the FY23 appropriations bills.
For six decades, Spectrolab has been building the long-lasting solar cells that power satellites and spaceships. Next up: compact, ultra-powerful new solar arrays for the ISS.
Space traffic management should be about mitigating risk, not eliminating it.