Tag Archives: space economy

Star Wars and Space Clubs

Sector:Space.
Client:N/A
Published: 1 April, 2021

In 1999, Thomas Bell, writing for the US Center for Strategy and Technology suggested that it was “inevitable that mankind will weaponize space and equally likely that this will take place in the next thirty years”. Space is increasingly openly considered as a military domain alongside land, sea, air, and cyber, where national security and […]

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Gold from Trash

Sector:Space.
Client:N/A
Published: 17 December, 2020

In this issue of Space in Focus former Economic Consultant, Nick Oswald, considers the implications of this ever-increasing need. Humanity’s collective space-faring actions are the predominant cause of the ever-increasing accumulation of debris in-orbit. There is general consensus that this is a ‘bad’ thing. The main causes for disagreements relate to how much of a […]

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LEO Satcoms in the NewSpace Era: Key to the Mass Market or Empty Promise?

Sector:Space.
Client:N/A
Published: 6 February, 2020

Satellites have long occupied a small niche within the telecommunications ecosystem, but this could change with the arrival of High-Throughput Satellites and mass constellation LEO. Disruptive NewSpace operators pin their hopes on providing mass market broadband to the ‘unconnected’ world, but questions remain over the size of these markets, the cost of user technologies, and […]

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