On-orbit propulsion systems are essential to the continuous operation of many smallsats. An overview of key design drivers, operational considerations and performance characteristics is important. Despite their differences in design, functionality, and purpose, most smallsats adhere to a common set of interface requirements along with key operational requirements. There are a wide variety of methods […]
Smallsat providing IoT have been planned for years, and launches are finally happening with constellations beginning to offer commercial services. Changes in the technology infrastructure and application targets are increasing the revenue potential for smallsat IoT. This Market Brief will highlight the many applications and providers of service.
The general consensus in the industry regarding constellations is that too many are planned for the marketplace, and while at least one will make it to the finish line it is extremely unlikely that all constellations planned will come to fruition or be profitable. What are the unique approaches that each company is taking and […]