Cities in Belgium and Ireland are finding interesting ways to keep traffic moving using space technology and communications networks.
Transportation, Logistics, and Manufacturing , 2016 , Belgium, Ireland
Retail, Finance, and Corporate Services , 2016 , European Multinational Efforts
A biological filter helps clear the air in space, and fight corrosion on Earth.
Retail, Finance, and Corporate Services , 2016 , United Kingdom, United States
Space technology helps keep produce fresh during ocean crossings.
Governance, Education, and Infrastructure , 2016 , Nepal, United States
From helping teams find victims in collapsed buildings to remotely monitoring quarantined patients, NASA has a technology to do both.
Energy, Resources, and Environmental Management , 2016 , European Multinational Efforts, India, United States
The European Space Agency’s Sentinel-2A land and vegetation monitoring satellite is providing data for another mission in tandem with other agencies. Sentinel-2A carries a sensor payload that can detect and highlight algal blooms growing in the Earth’s water bodies.
Travel, Lifestyle, and Entertainment , 2016 , United States
Drones and quadcopters are becoming very capable and more numerous. Can geo-fencing using GPS signals help with the inevitable growing pains of this hobby?
Orbital Payload Launch , European Multinational Efforts
Interested in European space launch vehicle activity? Please select the associated link to read about it.
Science, Biotechnology, and Heath Care , 2016 , United States
The government is using crop glow to estimate crop growth.
Transportation, Logistics, and Manufacturing , 2016 , United States
When space and data technology come together in a car, the car starts knowing where it is.
Orbital Payload Launch , India
Interested in Indian space launch vehicle activity? Please select the associated link to read about it.
Orbital Payload Launch , China
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Homeland Security, Defense, and Intelligence , 2016 , North Korea, Ukraine, United States
Possible atrocities once only seen by government agencies are now in the public view.
Governance, Education, and Infrastructure , 2016 , India, United States
Satellite rainfall data might help Indian residents save money.
Travel, Lifestyle, and Entertainment , 2016 , European Multinational Efforts, The Netherlands
The European Space Agency (ESA) Business Incubation Program in the Netherlands is helping soccer coaches keep a very close eye on players in the field.
Energy, Resources, and Environmental Management , 2016 , Australia, United States
Ranchers and space technology work together to herd cattle.
Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Satellites
Exhibits from each report through the years showing positioning, navigation, and timing satellite numbers.
PNT Satellite Numbers Through the Years , 2014 , China, European Multinational Efforts, India, Russia, United States
Note: The exhibit in this section is from The Space Report 2015. Please refer to this year's exhibits for the most current data as numbers may have been revised since this edition was published.
Earth Observation , 2015 , Canada, Germany, United States
In spite of two failed launches that destroyed 34 of its satellites, Planet Labs still appears to be positive about its future. So much so that the Earth observation (EO) satellite manufacturer and operator announced its intention to acquire BlackBridge’s RapidEye, a Canadian Earth observation...
U.S Army Space Workforce , 2015 , United States
The U.S. Army Space Cadre grew from ## FA40 (Space Professional) officers in 1999 to ## FA40 officer billets for 2016. The Army's Space Professionals make up a small, but critical, part of a bigger Space Cadre, which includes another ## personnel from another category, Army Space Enablers.