Space Industry Manufacturing & Launch

Avascent works with companies across the satellite and space industry to help them:

  • Start new businesses,
  • Achieve growth objectives in core and adjacent markets,
  • Develop innovative strategies and business models, and
  • Pursue successful mergers and acquisitions

The space industry and space economy, including the manufacturing and launch sectors, is complex, diverse and heavily influenced by technological change, regulation, and both government and private-sector investment decisions. Profit margins and business motivations vary widely across the industry, as do capital requirements, barriers to entry, and the influence of government and private stakeholders.

We help clients secure a profitable and defensible market position and work across the value chain to support companies that build components, integrate complex platforms, launch satellites, deploy ground systems, operate spacecraft and provide hardware and services for military, civilian and commercial markets across the globe.

 Our Space Industry Manufacturing & Launch Expertise

Avascent’s space industry team brings decades of experience supporting clients in the manufacturing and launch markets, combining deep industry relationships and the most comprehensive launch and space payload database available. Read more about our how we reach our unique insights below:

Launch

New investments, technical innovation and risk-taking by Launch providers are lowering longstanding financial barriers to accessing Space. This in turn is enabling new constellation architectures, space-based services and business models – across all major Space industry missions.

How We Help Our Clients

We have supported clients in the Launch market for decades, and maintain the most comprehensive launch and space payload database available. From analyzing competitive dynamics for established players to developing business and financing strategies for launch startups, our data-driven insights and deep space industry relationships provide unique insights and informed advice for our clients’ most complex business and financial decisions.

Manufacturing

As in Launch, the Satellite and Space Industry Platform manufacturing market is undergoing unprecedented change.

  • Smaller, low-cost satellites,
  • Highly-innovative constellation architectures,
  • New flexible payloads, instruments, power and propulsion technology, and
  • Creative deep-space platforms are the foundational infrastructure of our new Space Age

Manufacturing techniques are changing as well – with mass production, 3D printing, on orbit assembly and on-orbit servicing revolutionizing platform manufacturing.

How We Help Our Clients

Our deep experience with Space and Satellite manufacturing, our unique databases, and our contacts throughout the Space economy value chain provide our clients unique insights into this fast-changing market’s opportunities – and risks.

Our Space Industry Manufacturing & Launch Experts

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STEPHEN GANOTE

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Stephen leads Avascent’s Space practice, serving clients in space, communications and select defense technology markets.

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ANDREW PENN

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Andrew provides strategic guidance to commercial satellite operators, service providers, OEMs, and national space agencies.

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TIMOTHY WICKHAM

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Tim specializes in providing defense and security firms with the full range of management and strategy consulting support.

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JOE WALSH

HEAD OF THE LONDON OFFICE

Joe leads the London office, supporting strategic and private equity clients pursuing organic and inorganic growth strategies.

Space Industry Manufacturing & Launch Resources

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