SpaceX is a private company founded by Elon Musk in 2002 with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. It develops and manufactures rockets, spacecraft, and satellites.Read More SpaceX Financial Performance – A Quick Overview
This article outlines some of the reasons why the 1967 Outer Space Treaty needs to be updated.Read More Why the 1967 Outer Space Treaty Needs to be Updated
When people say “democratization of space,” they are referring to the increasing accessibility and participation of a wider range of actors in space exploration and utilization.Read More What Does the Phrase “Democratization of Space” Mean?
The report highlights the growth and potential of the Indian space ecosystem. The document was developed by the Indian Space Association (ISpA) in collaboration with EY, and covers the outlook of the space economy in India and its potential to accelerate the socio-economic development of the country. It includes the global space economy and its growth drivers, as well as India’s entire lifecycle of the space economy, including manufacturing, ground and launch segment, startups, and end-user services. The report also provides regulatory landscape and inputs from industry to propel growth in the Indian space industry.Read More Report: Developing the Space Ecosystem in India: Focusing on Inclusive Growth (ISpA 2022)
Very Low Earth Orbit (VLEO) refers to the region of Earth’s orbit located at altitudes roughly ranging from 160 to 200 kilometers above the Earth’s surface. Orbits in this range are situated below Low Earth Orbit (LEO), which typically extends up to about 2,000 kilometers. VLEO is characterized by high atmospheric drag due to the remnants of Earth’s atmosphere at these altitudes. Satellites and other objects in VLEO must contend with significant resistance, which generally requires additional fuel for station-keeping maneuvers to maintain orbit.Read More What is Very Low Earth Orbit and its Relevance to the Space Economy?