November was a busy month for the space sector. The ESA Council of Ministers adopted the “Matosinhos Manifesto” resolution to accelerate the use of space in Europe, Russia’s ASAT test triggered a strong reaction by the international community including in Europe, France and Italy signed a new bilateral treaty with a strong focus on space cooperation, in particular in the domain of launchers, and NASA postponed the first Human lunar landing of the Artemis Program. You can read about all of these developments and more in the latest edition of ESPI Insights.
ESPI Insights provides a quick, monthly update on major news in the space sector. This month’s edition also provides a special focus on the $7.3 billion acquisition of Inmarsat by Viasat. In particular, ESPI director Jean-Jacques Tortora takes a look at the recent consolidation trend observed in the space sector and its potential implication both traditional satellite operators and NewSpace actors in a fast changing landscape.
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