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2022 TSRQ1 – Satellite Data from Tonga Eruption Brings New Insight into Volcanoes

The recent eruption of an underwater volcano on Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai, an uninhabited island in the South Pacific archipelago of Tonga, was possibly the largest eruption ever witnessed during the satellite era.

The recent eruption of an underwater volcano on Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai, an uninhabited island in the South Pacific archipelago of Tonga, was possibly the largest eruption ever witnessed during the satellite era.

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Active Space Telescopes

At the end of 2021, the highly anticipated James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) became the latest telescope to make its way to space. Including JWST, there are 29 currently active spacecraft with telescopes.

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2021 TSRQ4 – Leaders Look Up, Look Forward to 2022 and a New Year in Space

As a new year in orbit dawns, The Space Report sought a glimpse at the year ahead from aerospace industry leaders, lawmakers and experts.

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2021 TSRQ4 – Analysis: Legal Barriers Complicate Future in Orbit

As spacefaring nations grow more active in space exploration, the idea of a peaceful exploration and use of outer space starts to fade in the absence of international rules.

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2021 TSRQ4 – On-orbit Refueling, Servicing Extends Life for Old Satellites

Space sustainability has taken a significant step forward with on-orbit refueling and satellite servicing. A concept that decades ago began with astronaut extravehicular activities is now. . .

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2021 TSRQ4 – New Commercial Satellites Promise More Advanced Weather, Climate Data

As world leaders focus on Earth’s changing climate, a commercial satellite venture set to orbit in 2022 promises the most comprehensive data from space . . .

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2021 TSRQ4 – Space Tourism Took Off in 2021, with More Expected in 2022

After a 12-year hiatus, space tourism rocketed upward in 2021, with 14 civilians launching into space on orbital and suborbital journeys, double the number of space tourists from all prior years combined.

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Quilty Analytics: 2021 Q4 Quarterly Transactional Update

Last year ended on consistent transactional footing in the satellite and space sector. In Q4, there were 15 space-related acquisitions/buyouts, 61 private equity and venture equity financings totaling more than . . .

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The S-Network Space Index℠ Q4 2021 Performance

The S-Network Space Index℠ tracks a global portfolio of publicly traded companies that are active in space-related businesses such as . . .

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2021 TSRQ4 – Commercial Spacecraft Boost Payload Deployment to New High

Unprecedented numbers of spacecraft were deployed during 2021. For the year, space operators successfully deployed 1,730 spacecraft, an increase of 29% from 2020’s deployments of 1,340. Companies and operators from 33 nations took part. . .

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