Satellite makers are capitulating to any hoped-for recovery in this year’s marketplace for geostationary communications satellites, according to recent comments from executives and Wall Street analysts. The chief executive of MacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates (MDA) said recently his company expects the industry to award only 10-12 geocommunications satellites this year, compared with 14 in 2016. On Aug. 3, Orbital ATK’s chief said his company anticipates as few as 10 orders ...

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