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Five space companies whose future hangs in the balance.

The heat of competition: Space News takes a close look at five space companies that will face critical challenges in the next two years.

Some of the companies on the list will surprise you. The article also gives some good background on the entire industry and the challenges it all faces in the coming year.

Posted from Tucson International Airport.

A dispute over launch pricing between ArianeSpace, the launch company, and Globalstar, the satellite company.

A dispute over launch pricing between Arianespace, the launch company, and Globalstar, the satellite company.

The article only quotes an executive from Arianespace, who suggests Globalstar has been having troubles making payments. I wonder instead if maybe Globalstar has been balking at Arianespace’s prices (knowing there are other companies that can do it cheaper) and has been holding out for a price cut.