On most launches, the small secondary satellites that ride along with the primary payloads garner little attention.
That has begun to change in recent years as CubeSats have become increasingly capable. The importance of these small satellites could be seen in the recent launch of an Indian PSLV rocket, which carried a CartoSat Earth observation satellite and 30 secondary spacecraft from India, Canada, Finland, France, Republic of Korea, UK and the United States.
ATLANTA, February 1, 2017 (SpasceWorks PR) – SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc. (SEI) announced today the annual update to its nanosatellite and microsatellite market forecast. The report details the latest observations and trends in the nano/microsatellite market.
Projections indicate more than 450 nano/micro satellites will need launches annually in the year 2023 and beyond. The summary is available in presentation form as a free download on the website, http://www.spaceworksforecast.com.
Today, astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly are visiting the White House to talk to the President about developing innovative new space technologies. One critical area for technology development is making satellites more affordable, adaptable, and adept at providing the sorts of real-time information that will help advance knowledge out in space and on Earth.
Irvine, CA, July 7, 2015 (Terran Orbital PR) – Terran Orbital announced a new launch and satellite replacement insurance service for customers of Terran Orbital’s launch services and satellite. The risk management and mitigation service provides insurance on major U.S. and international launch vehicles.
Terran Orbital, the industry leader in turnkey nanosatellite systems and solutions, has partnered with Aon Risk Solutions’ International Space Brokers, the world’s only insurance broker dedicated exclusively to the space industry. The partnership will provide customers in the growing, small-satellite community with insurance solutions with minimal paperwork at an affordable price. (more…)