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2017 – Spaceports Overview

Given the ## orbital launch attempts worldwide, it is clear that spaceports were ## in 2017. This activity was distributed across ## active spaceports. In 2016, spaceports in the Given…

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2005 – Data Communications

Data communications services include very small aperture terminal (VSAT) services, Internet backhaul, direct-to-home broadband, and mobile data. Data communications services include very small aperture terminal (VSAT) services, Internet backhaul, direct-to-home…

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2011 – Ground Observatories, Astronomy

To improve the resolution from ground-based observatories and to capture light from distant, dim objects, telescopes are growing larger. Due to the correspondingly large cost of construction and operation, these…

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2012 – Ground Observatories, Astronomy

Astronomers are laying the groundwork for a new generation of extraordinarily large observatories. The Square Kilometer Array (SKA) Telescope will be the world’s largest and most sensitive radio telescope ever…

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2011 – Military Satellite Overview

The national defense needs of many countries help to drive demand for satellite capacity. Armed forces and international peacekeeping organizations from across the globe lease capacity from various commercial satellite…

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2009 – Government Space Budgets Overview

Government space budgets are estimated at $## billion for 2009, comprising ##% of the global space economy. This funding supports military, civilian, and commercial space programs covering a broad variety…

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2010 – Brazilian Government Space Budget

The National Congress of Brazil’s 2011 Federal Budget authorizes ## million reais (US$## million) for activities associated with the National Program of Space Activities (PNAE), a decrease of ##% from…

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2012 – Demographics

Universities in the United States attract a large number of foreign students. The largest proportion of these students comes from ##, followed by ## and ##. Retaining these highly trained…

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