INDUSTRY COMMENT: Theresa Condor of Spire Global shares her thoughts on the fast-changing space industry in an article on Via Satellite magazine

The amount of innovation and investment around NewSpace has not been exaggerated: 120 venture firms invested $3.9 billion in the industry during 2017 alone. More than 295 nanosatellites were manifested in that same stretch and live streams of launches reached every corner of the internet. Nanosatellites are no longer considered toys; real science and real decisions are being made with data collected by CubeSats.