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.

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.

Max Polyakov Relaunches Firefly with High Hopes to Bridge Gap between CubeSats and Space Sep 15, 2017

We live in an era where everything seems to be becoming very large, or very small. Growing excitement over the latter has fueled research into both how to make satellites smaller and how to make small satellite missions larger. But, satellites are only useful if they are in space, and getting them there has opened up a whole new niche that Firefly Aerospace intendeds to service.