Rocket Startup Relativity Space Announces First Major Launch Client

Rocket startup Relativity Space has announced the first major customer to use its 3D-printed spacecraft for launching small satellites. Canadian satellite operator Telesat, which plans to loft 100 to 500 orbiting craft that would offer Internet service from space, will rely partly on Relativity launches starting in 2021, the companies said on Friday. Financial terms […]

Challenges Ahead for the Satellite Startup Industry

This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here. MIT has been holding its entrepreneur-focused New Space Age Conference for four years, and it’s notable how quickly things have changed. For one, the first iteration fit in a […]

Data Sheet—Why the Satellite Market Is Getting So Overcrowded

MIT has been holding its entrepreneur-focused New Space Age conference for four years, and it’s notable how quickly things have changed. For one, the first iteration fit in a smaller room and lacked the giant and delicious mid-morning doughnuts supplied for the 2019 conference. But more importantly, the focus has shifted in two ways. Way […]