DFH Episode 7 – Discussing Satellite Manufacturing with Chinese Startup Commsat (feat. DONG Lu)

China has seen a boom in satellite manufacturing over the past 6-7 years, with the rise in the commercial space sector more broadly leading to more than 15 commercial satellite manufacturers of widely varying scale and sophistication. Many of these satellite manufacturers are hoping to address demand from China’s April 2020 inclusion of “Satellite Internet” … More DFH Episode 7 – Discussing Satellite Manufacturing with Chinese Startup Commsat (feat. DONG Lu)

DFH Episode 5 – The Most Funky Space Projects in China

Good day and welcome to episode 5 of the Dongfang Hour, the China Aerospace and Tech Podcast. Today we are discussing China’s funky space industry. Before going into our list of funky projects, we will have two definitions of “funky” in this episode: Plain old funky. This refers to projects that are funky in every … More DFH Episode 5 – The Most Funky Space Projects in China

DFH Episode 4 – Discussing Chinese Satcom Constellations with Lan Tianyi

Welcome to Episode 4 of the Dongfang Hour. This week, we invite our very first guest to the podcast to discuss satellite constellations, and what a guest!  LAN Tianyi is the CEO of Ultimate Blue Nebula and SpaceKey, two Beijing-based firms focusing on satellite/space industry consulting and research. Having spent several years working inside China’s … More DFH Episode 4 – Discussing Chinese Satcom Constellations with Lan Tianyi