8th SpaceTech Symposium 28 June 2019, ESA ESTEC, Noordwijk, the Netherlands
Space 4.0 : Management & Monitoring of the Environment
Space 4.0 services from space allow for remote environmental monitoring of resources such as:
General Atomics hopes to win military contracts for customized small satellite missions.
Noosphere Ventures, two years after providing a lifeline investment in small launcher company Firefly, is gearing up to make another space investment, this time in the small-satellite manufacturing sector.
A startup designing a constellation of orbiting cloud data centers has arranged a $100 million investment from Hughes China Holdings Company Limited (HCH Group) of Hong Kong.
Harris Corp.’s first small satellite, a six-unit cubesat, is fully operational, receiving commands and transmitting information to the satellite operations center in Palm Bay, Florida.
Small satellites have been hailed as a game changer in the space industry, but the government’s slower than anticipated embrace of smallsat technology has been a disappointment, according to analysts and industry advocates who spoke at the Space Foundation's "SmallSat Revolution" event.
Steve Nixon: “I think there’s some bureaucratic inertia. Also there’s a space industrial complex that might not want to see a shift to much cheaper assets.”
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…