Firefly Aerospace today announced that Lauren Lyons will join the team as Chief Operating Officer (COO). This appointment comes on the heels of Firefly’s recent component business announcement and preparation for its upcoming launch from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.
More than 3,000 satellites operate in near-earth space. The majority of them, 1,897, belong to the US. In 2030, the number of satellites will increase by more than 100,000. This article talks about the history of satellites, about what they’re made of, and about what they’ve done for humanity.
Satellites have already become the “eyes” of scientists and the main source of data on our planet. In this article, we will look at the satellites which help fight climate change and how they do this, as well as whether it is possible to change the weather from space.
Next year, space-based technology manufacturers will be able to apply to join the Space Sustainability Rating. These companies will be able to confirm that their manufacturing practices are secure and sustainable.
Under each new post on Facebook, you ask many questions about space infrastructure, space phenomena, and many more. MaxPolyakov.space’s editorial decided to answer the most difficult ones and start with: “how more than 3,000 satellites can orbit the Earth without colliding with each other”.
Every day in the media, we read stories about the launch of new satellites into space, or the development of rockets by so-called “New Space” entrepreneurs. This article discusses the benefits of NewSpace-owned satellites in near-Earth orbits.
The recent G7 summit announced the creation of a new international consortium of companies and government organizations focused on cybersecurity
Over three thousand man-made satellites orbit the Earth, each serving a useful purpose. They provide us with global communications, navigation systems, and even gather precise data about the problems facing our planet.
According to Statista, an international database of statistics, low Earth orbit currently plays host to over 3,300 active satellites, most of which (1,800) belong to the U.S.A. These satellites aren’t just useful for solving our problems here on Earth, but also for ensuring national security.