Developing a satellite for orbital launch has been the default way to validate technical solutions and increase technology readiness level (TRL) for scientific projects, space teams, and pharma companies in recent years. However, suborbital launches—which could be under the radar due to the lack of
Analysis of SpaceX's new rideshare offering
It's been two years since SpaceX launched its rideshare program—offering a 200kg launch for $1M—which was massively disruptive to the entire market. On the other hand, it has given a dozen or more companies such as D-Orbit, ExoLaunch, Momentus, Spaceflight,
In recent years, with the booming small satellite industry and the introduction of mega-constellation satellites in Low Earth Orbit, the need for satellite networks frequency coordination (which should be done through ITU frequency filing) has become more important than ever. However, as the radio frequency
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Precious Payload Market Update: September 20, 2021 — September 26, 2021
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What is heritage, and why does it matter applicable to a launch campaign? How to deal with the launch price range. Why does one launch cost way too high or enormously low? What if the launch is delayed? What backup options do you need to
This video is about Precious Payload's experience participating in the space stream of a famous goals-drive accelerator called Creative Destruction Lab. The lessons learned by our team with this accelerator program could be applied to basically any mentor-driven accelerator out there, be it TechStars or
History proves that most of the startups or talents representing the #NewSpace movement have grown from a successful technological demonstration of payloads. That’s why it’s crucial to catalog those missions and guide the entrepreneurs entering the small satellite industry.
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This video divided into two parts covers 60+ satellite payload ideas across 10+ categories: Earth Observation, Communication, Technological Demonstration, In-Space Manufacturing, Space Weather, GPS and GNSS, Space Situation Awareness, Amateur Radio, Thermal experiments, Microgravity experiments, and Astronomy payloads.
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