Satellite Industry Transition Picks Up Speed In 2018

Credit: Airbus
By traditional yardsticks, the global satellite industry is in a funk, with just seven commercial geostationary (GEO) communications satellites ordered in 2018 as the year drew to a close, the same number of contracts as in 2017 and nearly two-thirds fewer than the annual historical average for the...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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