By Marty Davis A decade ago when I came to the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) program, we had one limping spacecraft, plus a satellite rented from the Europeans. I had to start by assuming, essentially, that we had no resources in orbit.
By Marty Davis Background Successful commercial contractors (e.g., Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Space Systems/Loral) build lots of very good commercial communication systems satellites, and that happens to be the class of satellite we’re using in the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) Program.
By Marty Davis Start Dreaming Let me tell you about a dream I have. This is one of those dreams with a capital D. It’s not the kind of dream in which you wake up feeling refreshed and well rested; rather, this is the kind of dream that keeps you up at night, wondering how […]