How many satellites are orbiting the Earth in 2018?

Download this page in PDF format This is our annual update on the satellites currently orbiting the Earth. How many satellites are orbiting the Earth? According to the Index of Objects Launched into Outer Space maintained by the United Nations … Continue reading

Stung By Unauthorised Launches

Download this page in PDF format Unauthorised satellite launches caught our eye this week. According to reports the US firm Swarm Technologies Inc. launched four satellites in January without the permission of the US satellite regulator, the Federal Communications Commission … Continue reading

How many satellites are orbiting the Earth in 2017?

Download this page in PDF format If you’d like to see the 2018 update, please click here. This is our annual update on the satellites currently orbiting the Earth. How many satellites are orbiting the Earth? According to the Index … Continue reading

Evolution of the Earth Observation Market

Download this page in PDF format The changing Earth Observation (EO) market has been a topic of office conversation this week at Pixalytics. We’re currently in the final stage of developing our own product portal, and it was interesting to … Continue reading

Why the Current Internet Satellite Space Race Matters?

Download this page in PDF format The starting gun fired some time ago on the race to create a global satellite internet network. Last week OneWeb, backed by the Virgin Group and Qualcomm, stretched its legs with the announcement of … Continue reading

Collaborative Earth Observation

Download this page in PDF format Establishing Earth observation systems are large and expensive projects with the combination of satellite development and launch alongside the ground based infrastructure, but the direct Earth observation community itself is fairly small. Working collaboratively … Continue reading

What the UK has launched into space

Download this page in PDF format Yesterday NASA announced its ambition to launch astronauts into space from American soil by 2017, and here the Government is currently assessing eight potential sites – including one in Cornwall – to be a … Continue reading