11 Feb 2020

The Night Sky Will Never Be the Same

Satellites could pose a threat to the visibility of the night sky, and managing the competing interests of science and commerce has been a source of recent controversy. The use of outer space has never been tested as it has in recent months, and historically passing satellites have rarely caused

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11 Dec 2019

OODA Special Report: Digital Transformation in the Industrials Sector

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10 Oct 2019

What We All Need To Know About The Impacts of A Truly Global Internet

Humans are more connected now than ever before. However, half the global population is behind on the digital revolution and there is great regional disparity in the availability of affordable Internet. While reports show a growth rate of one million new users a day from 2018-2019, approximately 3 billion people are still not connected. SpaceX, Softbank, Amazon, Google, Virgin, and Facebook are competing to close the gap and are racing to provide worldwide Internet infrastructure to rural and low-income areas. Harvard Business Review anticipates that within the next 3-5 years, “most of the planet will have some access to reliable, if somewhat expensive, broadband.”

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16 May 2019

Elon Musk’s SpaceX takes shot at broadband supremacy

For the last several days SpaceX fans have been filling their social media feeds with posts about the coming launch of 60 Starlink satellites. The photo that kicked off all the excitement (reported on here:SpaceX Starlink satellites shown on a Falcon ready for launch) was captured in a tweet by

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21 Feb 2019

Israel to launch first privately funded moon mission

Israel is poised to become the fourth country to reach the moon, a feat that only the US, Russia, and China have pulled off so far. The Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is partner in a mission that aims to land Beresheet, a robotic lander, on the lunar surface in order to

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26 Jul 2018

SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites

With ten more satellites launched by SpaceX, Iridium Communications now boasts a fleet of 65 communications satellites with contracts coming from the Department of Defense, as well as several agencies and non-governmental organizations.  Source: SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites

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