Satellite Constellations

An Astronomical Crisis: Conservation and the Privatization of Space

The privatization of near-Earth space is fast approaching, with new opportunities in low Earth orbit getting headlines, inspiring startups, and gaining attention from investors. Now that internet access has become essential for daily life, satellite companies are racing to corner the services market for high-speed, low-cost global internet coverage. Read [...]

Space Economy

Race to Space: The Commercial Space Age Has Begun

SpaceX was the first private company to take NASA astronauts into orbit, in this case towards the International Space Station (ISS) which travels around the Earth between 400 and 500 kilometers high. It did so with itsĀ Dragon transportĀ capsule carried to final orbit by a Falcon 9 rocket, all proprietary material, [...]