Hosted satellite payload procurement: A brief how-to guide
03 February 2017
Our prior article, "Satellite systems procurement: A brief how-to guide" outlined the considerations to take into account in procuring a satellite system, whether commercial or government.
In this article, we will extend our examination of the satellite procurement process to focus on the how-to of a specialized variation – procurement of a hosted payload. Many of the general elements applicable to procuring satellite systems will apply, but there are also unique considerations involved in a hosted payload arrangement.