Space Industry Analysis

Nov 22, 2022
Turkey’s new UCAV; U.S.-Japan missile defense test; Defense exec foresees supply chain price hikes; Space Force-Blue Origin agreement.
Nov 21, 2022
A gallery of images from the historic launch of the world’s most powerful rocket and the test flight of the Orion crew capsule.
Nov 18, 2022
NASA’s first SLS rocket had a long, adventurous life as ground-test hardware.
Nov 18, 2022
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Nov 11, 2022
A slew of new-space companies are unveiling strategic changes or acknowledging setbacks. Is it the end or the beginning?
Nov 11, 2022
Startups need small business funds, reprogrammed government dollars and skillful lobbying. Nothing can go wrong.
Nov 28, 2022
SpaceX’s 26th NASA-contracted Dragon cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station autonomously docked with the seven-person orbital laboratory’s U.S. segment Harmony module at 7:39 a.m. EST on Nov. 27.
Nov 26, 2022
NASA’s Artemis I Orion spacecraft successfully executed a second major maneuver using propulsion from the capsule’s European Space Agency-provided service module on Nov. 25.
Nov 23, 2022
The European Space Agency’s ministerial council concluded with a €16.9 billion ($17.2 billion) budget for the coming years, a 17% increase and the highest ever thanks to a broad agreement on most of the proposed programs.
Nov 23, 2022
The Vega-C light launcher is set to perform its first mission for Arianespace, which will see Avio’s upgraded rocket place two Airbus Pleiades satellites into orbit.
Nov 22, 2022
Europe’s three leading countries in space launchers have issued a joint statement that sets the stage for further cooperation on Ariane, Vega and micro-/mini-launcher programs within the framework of the European Space Agency.
Nov 22, 2022
Startup Rosotics has raised $750,000 in “pre-seed funding” to develop a rapid induction metal 3D printer for making large aerospace parts.
Nov 22, 2022
NASA’s frontline personnel are giving their Artemis I test flight high marks so far.
Nov 22, 2022
The delay has been attributed to “the development of the ground test equipment rather than the ship itself.”