Supply chain disruptions continue to pose a challenge for the space industry, but some see those disruptions as an opportunity for new approaches and innovation.
RBC Signals is expanding its global network of ground stations by combining excess capacity in existing antenna networks with its own antennas. CEO Ron Faith spoke with SpaceNews about the lessons he sees in the growth of cellular networks at the World Satellite Business Week conference in September.
RBC Signals, a startup creating a global network of satellite ground stations, aggressively pursuing and beginning to win government business, Ron Faith, RBC Signals president and chief operating officer, told SpaceNews.
A joint effort by Amazon and Lockheed Martin to provide ground station services to satellite startups could pose a competitive threat to other startups offering similar solutions.
San Francisco RBC Signals is joining forces with Antrix Corp., the commercial arm of the Indian space agency ISRO, to provide communications services to satellite operators.
RBC Signals, a company that provides a global network of ground stations by using excess capacity from existing facilities, has signed up a company developing a small satellite constellation as an early customer.