Space Industry Analysis

Sep 01, 2022
SpaceX joins race to connect mobile phones via low-Earth-orbit satellites.
Aug 26, 2022
Aviation Week & Space Technology's initial coverage of the December 1972 mission.
Aug 26, 2022
Commercial, allied and partner-nation satellites seen as potential sensor nodes in space domain awareness network.
Aug 26, 2022
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aug 25, 2022
Fifty years after Apollo, NASA is preparing for a permanent presence around the Moon.
Aug 24, 2022
The last person to walk on the Moon reflects on the geopolitical importance of a new era of human spaceflight.
Sep 27, 2022
The UK Space Agency has awarded £4 million ($4.3 million) to two companies—ClearSpace and Astroscale—to design spacecraft capable of removing space debris, such as defunct satellites.
Sep 27, 2022
NASA's probe slammed into a targeted asteroid on Sept. 26 to demonstrate a kinetic impact strategy as a potential means of shielding the Earth from a disastrous collision in future.
Sep 26, 2022
In response to the approach of Hurricane Ian toward the eastern Gulf of Mexico, NASA announced early Sept. 26 that the Artemis I Space Launch System rocket and Orion crew capsule will be rolled back from the launchpad to the Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center.
Sep 24, 2022
Concerns about the approaching Tropical Storm Ian, which was moving toward the Florida peninsula, spurred managers to postpone the launch.
Sep 23, 2022
After the U.S. Treasury announced exemptions to new sanctions, Elon Musk said SpaceX is “activating Starlink” internet in Iran.
Sep 23, 2022
Satisfied with the outcome of a cryogenic-propellant demonstration on Sept. 21, NASA has confirmed plans to proceed at least temporarily toward a third attempt to launch the Artemis I test flight of the Space Launch System rocket and Orion crew capsule.
Sep 22, 2022
NASA reports all systems with the Double Asteroid Redirection Test mission spacecraft are “go” for its planned Sept. 26 collision with a small asteroid named Dimorphos.
Sep 22, 2022
An SES-led consortium of 20 European companies plans to develop and launch the Eagle-1, a communications satellite that uses quantum key distribution for end-to-end encryption.