Articles by author: Chris Blackerby

China Is Showing No Signs of Slowing Down Space Exploration

China Is Showing No Signs of Slowing Down Space Exploration

Blaine Curcio is the Founder of Orbital Gateway Consulting and a foremost expert on the Chinese space sector. His podcast, Dongfang Hour, provides essential information on the Chinese space program from Chinese sources. Space to Grow’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden recently got the opportunity to chat with Blaine and talk about all things […]

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The Infrastructure Available to the Commercial Space Industry will Impact Affordability of Launches

Peter Beck launched Rocket Lab in 2006 in New Zealand. Though his background isn’t traditional, he knew he wanted to build rickets from a young age. He quickly developed international partnerships and expanded with venture capitalists in 2014. Since 2014, the company has doubled in size every year. Today, Rocket Lab has more than a […]

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The Goals for Space Exploration for This Decade and Beyond

The expanse of space, the wondrous and eerie world that very few individuals have experienced. In this episode, Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden talk to Ellen Stofan, Under Secretary of Science and Research at the Smithsonian, about the future of space exploration in the government and private sectors, the public. Stofan’s career in space was […]

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The Impact of the Russian ASAT Tests

In this bonus episode of Space to Grow, hosts Charity Weeden and Chris Blackerby  sit down to discuss kinetic ASAT tests in space and possible silver-linings that came from the most recent test. The November 2021 Russian ASAT (Anti-Satellite) test shed unprecedented light onto the space community and is estimated to have produced almost 1700 pieces of […]

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To Create a Private Market Do Governments Need To Kickstart Space Programs?

Bhavya Lal, Associate Administrator for Technology, Policy, and Strategy at NASA, joined Hosts Charity Weeden and Chris Blackerby to discuss the transition to her role at NASA. As a former employee at the Institute for Defense Analysis and the Science and Technology Institute, Lal switched from research to management. “I’m really blessed with the leadership […]

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As Spaces Evolves into a “Normal Market”, How Will This Impact the Competition?

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration. In this episode, Kevin O’Connell discussed his career in government that led to his present business of informing and defining space commerce as a consultant […]

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This Season’s Mission Will Be Making Space Relatable

Space to Grow is back for a second season with hosts Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden from Astroscale. It’s where economics, technology and sustainability in space intersect. In the opening episode, Blackerby and Weeden take a look back and forward regarding the space economy. “We’re going to focus a lot on partnerships as a dedicated […]

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Automation in Action: Robotic Pallet Movers are Enhancing Efficiency and Transforming the Modern Warehouse
April 18, 2024

The world of logistics is undergoing a major transformation, all thanks to robotic picking and stacking tech. These robotic pallet movers automate the stacking of products, thereby enhancing efficiency and accuracy in warehouses and distribution centers. As e-commerce continues to grow, the demand for quicker and more efficient operations is pushing the adoption of […]

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Extended-Stay Hotels Must Analyze Markets & Embrace Flexible Options for Sustained Growth
April 18, 2024

The extended stay hotel market, once riding high on unprecedented growth, has recently faced a dip in occupancy rates. This downturn marks a significant shift from the robust expansion observed over the past years, driven by a surge in guests who preferred longer stays due to various economic and lifestyle factors. Despite this, the […]

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High-Quality Live Events Technology is the Secret Weapon for Unforgettable Experiences
April 18, 2024

The fusion of technology and creativity is setting new standards for audience engagement and event personalization at live events. Live events technology such as augmented and virtual reality are now at the forefront, offering immersive experiences that bridge the gap between the digital and physical worlds. AI and machine learning are also revolutionizing event […]

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Power Over Ethernet Revolutionizes Home Automation by Simplifying Installations and Enhancing Connectivity.
April 18, 2024

Homes become increasingly connected and Power over Ethernet (PoE) emerges as a transformative technology in residential automation and entertainment systems. By allowing electrical power and data signals to travel over a single Ethernet cable, PoE offers a streamlined approach to powering devices like smart speakers, security systems, and lighting, all while reducing cable clutter​. […]

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How Is the Conversation around Space Sustainability Evolving?
June 23, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Space to Grow closed out its first season with a wrap-up episode with hosts Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden from Astroscale. They looked back on past […]

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Is Space a Finite Natural Resource? One Expert Says Yes
June 2, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Looking at space sustainability through an environmental and ecological lens changes the perspective. It makes it more tangible and inclusive. That’s the message of Moriba Ja. […]

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The Evolving Diplomatic Side of Space Sustainability
May 19, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Space sustainability includes many facets. There’s the science, and there’s the policy. However, both have to be part of the conversation to achieve objectives. Space […]

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What Will Our Relationship with Space Look Like in 2030
May 6, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   On this episode of Space To Grow, an Astroscale and Marketscale podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden dig into the role space plays in […]

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Where Will the Money Come from in Space Sustainability?
April 21, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Space to Grow has an exciting episode featuring Astroscale CEO and Founder Nobu Okada. In this interview, Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden talk to their boss and […]

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What is the Key to Sustainability in the Final Frontier?
April 7, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   There are three distinct areas of space exploration—civil, commercial, and defense. It’s rare to find a leader that has contributed to all three. Space to […]

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What Is Space Policy?
March 31, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Space to Grow is back with another episode on the new space economy and sustainability. Hosts Chris Blackery and Charity Weeden of Astroscale invited space policy expert Regina Peldszus to […]

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What Do Space and Archaeology Have in Common?
March 17, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   What do space and archaeology have in common? One is the future, while the other is the study of the past. However, space has a […]

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Advocating for the Scientific Community Through Media
March 3, 2021

On the Space to Grow podcast, Astroscale’s Chris Blackerby and Charity Weeden bring their compelling experience and expertise to map out the technology, international policy, and scalability that will define the next generation of space exploration.   Looking at all aspects of the world of space and science is the crux of Space to Grow. It’s time to look at the human […]

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