While pushing technology, manufacturers brace for a sales drought in 2003 and seek new military business
Satellite manufacturers worldwide are trying to find the magic mix of technology, capability and markets to help them weather ongoing sluggish sales in the commercial geostationary communications spacecraft market. While approaches differ, the handful of big GEO satellite makers worldwide share a common problem--overcapacity in the commercial satellite services markets. The satellite companies must stay in business until the longer service lives they have built into operating satellites ...
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