Rapid satellite development – with Apex


Episode 61 of the Space Industry podcast is a conversation with Ian Cinnamon, CEO and Co-founder of Apex, on what it takes to continually produce reliable satellites on very short time scales.

Episode show notes

In the episode we discuss many different aspects of supply chain management and engineering that companies like Apex need to consider in order to enable truly rapid satellite development. We cover:

  • How Apex is approaching satellite development in order to optimize for speed
  • Approaching build vs. buy decisions in satellite engineering
  • How a clear understanding of unit economics affects supply chain development
  • Whether manufacturing processes optimized for standardized production can still be agile if needed

You can find out more about Apex here on the company’s website.

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