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The Role Of Intellectual Property In Space Innovation

By Lesley Conn | January 26, 2021
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Introduction As the exponential growth of commercial space looms, this is a good time to survey several critical aspects of intellectual property (IP) as an enabler of innovation in commercial space. This article begins with a review of the vital role of IP in promoting innovation and an overview of the field of intellectual property…

Broadband Constellations: Market Challenges Remain as Launched Satellites Climb to More Than 1,000

By Lesley Conn | January 26, 2021
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Introduction At the end of 2020, more communications satellites orbited the Earth than all communications satellites deployed during the previous 10 years. Operators deployed more than 1,000 communications satellites last year, mainly into low Earth orbit (LEO). Two new satellite communications operators deployed most of those LEO communications satellites for broadband purposes. Thousands more satellites…

Nation in Review: Germany

By Lesley Conn | January 26, 2021
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Budget Overview Germany’s overall space spending has increased 56% since 2009, and its domestic space spending in 2019 increased more than 30% from 2018, reaching €1.3 billion (US$1.53 billion).1 Finalized budget information for 2020 German space spending will not be available until early 2021. And while the nation’s 2019 contributions to ESA increased 3.6% to…

Space Policy 2020 – Global Highlights: Collaboration, Situational Awareness, Debris Tracking, and Private Growth Dominate

By Lesley Conn | January 26, 2021

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The Race to the Moon and the Promise of Cislunar Space

By Lesley Conn | January 26, 2021
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Introduction Apollo 17 astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt in 1972 were the last of a dozen men to walk on the Moon.1 For the past 48 years, lunar exploration has been largely replaced by deep space exploration, space station construction, and reusable launch vehicle development. With advancements in space technology, lower launch costs, and…

Full Story: 2020 in Launches: Successes, Failures, and Everything in Between

By Lesley Conn | January 26, 2021
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This was the year of the partial success. From the LauncherOne demo to the maiden flight of the KZ-11, 2020 saw explosions and anomalies around the world. Companies such as Virgin Orbit and SpaceX released launch summaries of these failures, emphasizing what went right and what was learned. This is notably different than, say, the…

Nation in Review: United Kingdom – TSRQ3 2020

By Becki Yukman | August 1, 2020
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Nation in Review: United Kingdom – TSRQ3 2020 is the first in a miniseries of deep-dives into countries that are major players in the global space economy, examining national space spending, launches, and history. Related Resources Infrastructure: Human Spaceflight – TSRQ3 2020 Infrastructure: Spacecraft Overview – TSRQ2 2020 Workforce: Space Workforce – TSRQ1 2020 Economy…

Economy Insights: Space Index – TSRQ3 2020

By Becki Yukman | August 1, 2020
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Economy Insights: Space Index – TSRQ3 2020 follows the performance of the S-Network Space Index in Q2 of 2020. Related Resources Economy: Space Economy – TSR 2018 Economy: Space Economy – TSR 2016 Economy: Space Economy – TSR 2015 Economy: Space Economy – TSR 2014

Economy Insights: Mergers and Acquisitions – TSRQ3 2020

By Becki Yukman | August 1, 2020
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Economy Insights: Mergers and Acquisitions – TSRQ3 2020 tracks the ever-changing landscape of commercial space through the lens of mergers and acqusitions in Q3 of 2020. Related Resources Economy Insights: Space Index – TSRQ3 2020 Economy: Space Economy – TSR 2018 Economy: Space Economy – TSR 2017 Economy: Space Economy – TSR 2016

Space Products and Innovation – TSRQ3 2020

By Becki Yukman | August 1, 2020
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Space Products and Innovation – TSRQ3 2020 delves into the utilization of satellite data in advancing global aims for health, peace and justice, and employment and economic growth. Related Resources Space Products and Services – TSR 2011 Space Products and Innovation – TSRQ2 2020 Space Products and Services – TSR 2018 Space Products and Services…