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How New Business Models Will Disrupt Old Space Industry Sep 27, 2018

During the last decades of the 20th century, private companies were mostly out of the picture, but today, commercial companies have already been awarded contracts to supply the ISS and other lucrative aerospace contracts from the government. This signals not only a shift toward diversity but also about new approaches, new business models and new channels of profit. We’re now in the third era of the space industry that is becoming known as Space 3.0 or NewSpace.

Making Money In Satellite Data Processing Industry Sep 21, 2018

Gathering information about our planet using remote-sensing technologies has rapidly evolved in recent years. Earth observation has become more technologically sophisticated and helped to monitor and predict the adverse effects of human activity on Earth. However, being useful and promising to improve the economic and social well-being is not enough to make it cost-effective. So, is it possible to build a sustainable business model for satellite imagery?

How AR and VR shape new space exploration age Aug 23, 2018

During the historic Apollo missions on the Moon, astronauts were usually equipped with a small book containing checklists and instructions for every action and event. These paper tips proved to be very useful, but still required astronauts to rely on their memories to access critical information. Taking these drawbacks and huge danger of this system into consideration, space agencies decided to use virtual interfaces to expand human possibilities in space and save lives.