Constellations from Kratos is your connection to the innovators, business leaders, entrepreneurs and policy makers who are making ... and remaking ... today's satellite and space industries. The current explosion in innovation is revolutionizing communications, imagery, defense and research and has caused a culture shift within the traditional satellite and space industry landscapes. New Space versus Old Space, GEO versus LEO Satellites, Narrowband versus Wideband, High-Throughput Satellites (HTS) versus Fixed-Service Satellites (FSS). Who will be the winners and losers? Constellations is the bridge that connects you to new ideas and experts shaping the industry.
Whether you’re in the industry or just have a desire to learn... then this podcast is for you.
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The Navy, Military SATCOM and the Digital IF Interoperability Consortium
In this Constellations Podcast, we are joined by Bill Joo, Special Projects Engineer at the U.S. Navy. Mr. Joo has over 25 years of experience in software-defined radios. In this episode, Mr. Joo discusses JADC2, project OVERMATCH and aligning programs to deliver a focused capability. Mr. Joo speaks on the current challenges of interoperability and open standards as well as a non-profit industry group, Digital IF Interoperability (DIFI) Consortium, that is collectively influencing this commercial standard.
Affordability, Productivity, Capability…Changing the Satellite Industry Dynamic
In this Constellations Podcast, we are joined by Carissa Christensen, CEO and Founder of Bryce Tech, a leading aerospace and emerging markets consultancy. Carissa is an internationally recognized expert in commercial space and the interplay of government, military, and commercial activities in the aerospace sector. Among today’s topics, Carissa discusses the advances in satellite manufacturing, the growing importance of ground systems, on-orbit satellite services, and changes to the launch industry.
NGSO Constellations Everywhere, Déjà Vu all Over Again, and What the Future Really Holds
On this Constellations Podcast, we’ll talk about the exponential growth of Non-Geostationary-Orbit (NGSO) satellite constellations, their commercial and go-to-market plans, and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. During this episode, Nathan de Ruiter, Managing Director of Euroconsult Canada, will share insights into the go-to-market plans and commercial strategy for these NGSO constellations and the implications from a business model, cost, funding and ground segment perspective.
Satellite Data, Visualization, and Finding Needles in the Haystack
On this Constellations Podcast learn how a Hollywood visual effects company is now helping satellite operations to visualize data. Tim McBride, President of Zoic Labs, describes how his company is using their experience in visual effects to bring sense to the complex and massive amounts of data coming from satellites. Mr. McBride shares how Zoic Labs has grown from their first project of mapping the world to now helping the U.S. Space Force and Air Force Research Laboratory see things in a different light.
Space Debris, Climate Change and Euthanasia for Satellites
In previous episodes of Constellations Podcast, we’ve discussed a broad range of topics, among them space law, space sustainability and on-orbit servicing. Today we’re going to see how these are not independent issues but an integrated framework of space concerns. And to take us through it all we have with us Carolyn Belle, Director of Advanced Systems at Astroscale U.S., a company focused on space sustainability.
Broadening Accessibility, Demand for Commercial Space Solutions, and America’s Tech Workforce
Navigating the divide between military requirements and commercial resources is a challenge. The demand for greater space accessibility and the drivers influencing that pressure compound the problem. Mandy Vaughn, CEO and Founder of GXO, Inc., transitioned from a military tech leader to a facilitator in working to bridge that divide. Hear Mandy's insights on the expanding role of commercial entities in space, the SmallSat revolution, and growing America’s tech workforce.
It helped me learn a lot of useful things about the space industry.
I’m glad I found this podcast. Keep up the good work but I’d like to hear more space episodes.
I finally found a podcast for current space and satellite news that is enjoyable to listen to and interesting! Perfect for my morning commute to the office. Keep up the good work