Spotlight: trade studies in space systems engineering

Discover an interesting approach to performing systems engineering trade studies developed by Adithya Rajendran, Head of Engineering at Lux Aerobot.

S-band antennas on the global marketplace for space

Discover commercially-available models from suppliers around the world in this satsearch market segment overview

Launch separation systems for CubeSats and microsatellites

Discover a range of commercial companies offering dedicated launch separation solutions for different satellite sizes on the global space marketplace

Spotlight: Satlantis and Space BD aiming to be the first to launch a miniaturized submeter camera

Press release on a new In-Orbit Demonstration (IOD) mission by Satlantis Microsats and Space BD.

Spotlight: satellite ground stations – installing your own vs. using an existing network, with Leaf Space

The ground segment is a vital part of any satellite mission – but is it better to build a ground station (or network of ground stations) or use a service provider that already has hardware in place?

An overview of S-band transmitters on the global marketplace for space

In this article we review S-band transmitter products from multiple different manufacturers available on the global space marketplace

Survey results – space industry sentiment on re-building after Covid-19

Explore the results of our industry-wide survey assessing current sentiment on how Covid-19 will affect the space industry

Smallsat and CubeSat solar panels on the global market

Smaller satellites require a light, compact and efficient power generation system that is still robust enough to withstand launch and in-orbit operation

Spotlight: Apps in space? It’s possible with the NanoSat MO Framework – ESA’s cutting-edge flight software

Find out more about the pioneering development environment that is enabling the creation of apps in space.

CubeSat cameras and optical payloads for small satellites on the global marketplace

View our sector overview of Earth Observation (EO) optical payloads for small satellites on the global marketplace.

An overview of on-board computer (OBC) systems available on the global space marketplace

On-board computer (OBC) systems provide processing capabilities that operate as part of the satellite’s avionic sub-system and run the on-board software. In this post you can see OBC products from suppliers all over the world

An overview of satellite X-band transmitters available on the global marketplace

Find out more about satellite data transfer and communication products in the X-band frequency range.

Sun sensors on the global marketplace for space

Sun sensors help satellites determine their attitude in-orbit – in this post we present products available on the market and discuss the technology

An overview of optical communications for small satellites and CubeSats on the global marketplace

Take a look at our product overview and roundup of optical communication systems for smallsats and CubeSats

Spotlight: how to connect your satellite to a ground station network, with Leaf Space

Advanced ground station networks can provide a fast and reliable ground segment service for a cost-effective price – but how do you get set up?

Big Ideas for the Space Industry in 2020

Last year was a great year for the space industry, but 2020 could be even better! Here are some ideas and predictions

Find a launch option for your CubeSat or small satellite – an overview of launch service providers

Selecting a launch option for a CubeSat or a small satellite can be a tricky challenge. In this post we take a look at some of the services available to launch a CubeSat/smallsat.

Space technology on satsearch

Links to all of the major space technology product overview posts on satsearch – reaction wheels, magnetorquers, star trackers and more

Spotlight: the critical importance of satellite structure components and equipment, with NPC Spacemind

Satellite structures can sometimes be overlooked when system designers are searching for opportunities to improve performance and utility – but they really shouldn’t be

Satellite star trackers – the cutting edge celestial navigation products available on the global space marketplace

Discover star tracker satellite navigational systems and products available today on the global marketplace for space from suppliers all over the world.