Exploring How Innovation is Revolutionising Access to Space
As space-based satellite systems continue to act as a key enabler for terrestrial operations, the need to access and exploit constellations effectively remains critical for intern…
The company’s namesake says he now has sufficient capital to see his Queensland, Australia-based venture through to a first launch of an orbital rocket in 2020 but acknowledges he’s still looking for a domestic launch site.
Bezos: At a time of increasing global competition, “You have to be able to go to space more frequently, with less lead time."
Hyten: At some point someone has to decide it’s time to pull the plug and invest in the future.
The Air Force is seeking to take advantage of American industry investments in launch vehicles and ensure they are modified to meet national security space requirements.
Air Force aims for reliable launch services in spite of dramatic changes in commercial, military space
In the future, the U.S. Air Force will launch satellites of all different sizes for customers with varying degrees of risk tolerance.
The Launch Service Agreement fits the Air Force’s broader goal to get out of the business of “buying rockets” and instead acquire end-to-end services from companies.