Utilizing Commercial Best Practices for Success in NewSpace

"When NewSpace Global started in 2011, it was tracking about 125 companies. NewSpace Global now tracks well over 800 companies."

Galactic Explorers Aren't the Only Ones Investing in Space

"Earth imaging customers are in the agricultural, mining, real estate, oil and gas and other sectors... These are all established industries that are relying heavily on satellites to increase profitability."

Here's Why Small Satellites are so Big Right Now

"Those Fortune 500s today who ignore what smallsats are doing (i.e. earth imaging, providing communications or Internet services) they’re going to be on the wrong end of financial evolution in the next decade. The number of Fortune 500s that are putting money into small satellites—it’s not an alarming rate, it’s not irrational exuberance, but it’s an increasing rate that we expect to continue."

What SpaceX's Launch Failure Means for the Private Space Industry

"We need to have SpaceX and we need to have competitors to SpaceX launching regularly. Once a month isn't going to cut it."

Demand is Growing to Achieve Orbit

"The significant sums of investment going into small satellites and the generally increasing demand to reach orbit will continue to support SpaceX's business model."

How SpaceX’s Launch Failure is Also a Measure of Success

"You cannot change the world the way SpaceX is trying to without having significant challenges."

Silicon Valley Startups Enter the Space Race

Historically, investing in space has been viewed like a Viking burial for one's money...however, the success of SpaceX and Google's acquisition of Skybox Imaging changed that perception.

Galaxy Of Players Looking To Make Commercial Space A Big Business

"Roughly $10 billion has been invested into the top 100 privately held new space companies in the past decade, and we’re seeing 75 percent of that figure coming from venture capital funds, private equity firms and corporate strategic players. We expect M&A and IPO activity to heat up in the next several years as an increasing number of players begin or continue to create value for shareholders."