As a new year in orbit dawns, The Space Report sought a glimpse at the year ahead from aerospace industry leaders, lawmakers and experts.
As spacefaring nations grow more active in space exploration, the idea of a peaceful exploration and use of outer space starts to fade in the absence of international rules.
Space sustainability has taken a significant step forward with on-orbit refueling and satellite servicing. A concept that decades ago began with astronaut extravehicular activities is now. . .
As world leaders focus on Earth’s changing climate, a commercial satellite venture set to orbit in 2022 promises the most comprehensive data from space . . .
After a 12-year hiatus, space tourism rocketed upward in 2021, with 14 civilians launching into space on orbital and suborbital journeys, double the number of space tourists from all prior years combined.
Last year ended on consistent transactional footing in the satellite and space sector. In Q4, there were 15 space-related acquisitions/buyouts, 61 private equity and venture equity financings totaling more than . . .
The S-Network Space Index℠ tracks a global portfolio of publicly traded companies that are active in space-related businesses such as . . .
Unprecedented numbers of spacecraft were deployed during 2021. For the year, space operators successfully deployed 1,730 spacecraft, an increase of 29% from 2020’s deployments of 1,340. Companies and operators from 33 nations took part. . .
Mankind could soon be able to exploit asteroids to obtain natural resources for use on Earth, gather ingredients for missions in space, and support habitation on the Moon and Mars.
Successful launches soared past annual records in 2021 with 134, beating out the previous record of 128 launches, last met in 1984. Chinese launches grew by. . .