Private, Reusable Rockets Launch Commercial Satellites, Lowering Costs, Business and Industry Trends Analysis

During 2017, 90 commercial satellites were launched, according to the Space Foundation, just short of 2014’s record 92 launches.  A big reason why satellite launches are proliferating is because satellites are becoming much smaller, lighter and cheaper to make, but also because the rockets that blast them into orbit are evolving as well. There are a small number of companies involved in the development of reusable rockets, led by SpaceX, Boeing, Sierra Nevada Corp. and Blue Origin, among others.  All are engaged in building spacecraft to deliver cargo and astronauts to platforms such as the International Space Station (ISS) as…

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