Satellite, rocket builder OHB: Established space sector better protected than most from Covid-19 effects

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — Satellite and rocket-hardware builder OHB SE said that while it likely confront supply-chain and delivery delays during the Covid-19 crisis, the unusual characteristics of the space industry will minimize damage to the company.

The very slowness that New Space startups have said is a defect of veteran space businesses now offers a kind of bulwark. If your business model is based on just-in-time delivery to customers whose markets are in turmoil, Old Space looks like a safe place to be.

“Being . . .

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