While global launch activity has ebbed and flowed over the past 50 years, with a previous peak of 129 orbital launch attempts in 1984 and a trough of 55 in 2004.
2021 analysis shows how strongly communications spacecraft deployments continued to dominate payload launches.
The low Earth orbit (LEO) economy is developing rapidly, and new infrastructure will help LEO activity continue to grow. While the International Space Station (ISS) is nearing the end of its life, there are . . .
This chart shows how space companies included in the S-Network Space Index in Q3 2021 are represented by nation.
The third quarter of 2021 represented the fifth consecutive quarter of elevated transaction activity across the satellite and space markets. In Q3 21, there were . . .
The S-Network Space Index℠ tracks a global portfolio of publicly traded companies that are active in space-related businesses such as . . .
The Moon is re-emerging as a focus for global space exploration activities at a level and tempo that will surpass the peak of lunar activities during the space race of the 1960s and 1970s. Governments and commercial entities . . .
The global space economy reached a new high of nearly $447 billion in 2020, an increase of 4.4% from a revised 2019 figure of $428 billion. The 2020 figure is 50% greater than a decade ago, and 176% greater than . . .