-- READ CAREFULLY -- Known
issues/problems - things to be done - inaccuracies
Industrial policies and
merging have widely characterized
the picture of the aerospace field in the last few decades. The
satellite prime-contractorship sometimes is attributed to the original
industrial structure, sometimes to the new structure.This must be
contractors a (greater) effort will be
made to identify the business branch of any specific country. Some data
are still unreliable.
Satellites users and
purposes should be checked more
carefully, although the current data are an adequate first
Currently, mass and power are available for about 2/3rd of the satellites: the relative graphs have only a demonstration porpouse.
Currently the data are
updated every three/four months. A
real time data update is previewed in the next future.
Some satellites have
changed owners and name. They are still recognizable in their alternative names (e.g. Eutelsat