WSJ : Tiny Satellites: The Latest Innovation Hedge Funds Are Using to Get a Leg Up

The latest technological innovation for data-hungry hedge funds is a fleet of five dozen shoebox-sized satellites. A company called Planet Labs Inc. has launched a small constellation of what it calls “cubesats” that can deliver much more frequent imagery of economically sensitive spots than traditional satellites. Those spots include retailers’ parking lots, oil-storage tanks, or […]

Aviation Week – Opinion: The Coming Satellite Revolution

Opinion: The Coming Satellite Revolution Opinion: The Coming Satellite Revolution Aviation Week & Space Technology Jono Anderson Fri, 2016-08-12 04:00 When Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg announced he wants to fill the sky with thousands of low-Earth-orbit (LEO) satellites to improve internet connectivity, many traditional space players remembered when Microsoft’s Bill Gates and others invested in Teledesic, […]

Euroconsult: Prospects for the Small Satellite Market

We are on the cusp of a major revolution for the space sector and overall space ecosystem, as more than 3,600 smallsats are expected to be launched over the next ten years, a significant increase from the previous decade. The total market value of these satellites is anticipated to be $22 billion (manufacture and launch), […]

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