Economy

Annual Economy Overviews


2016 – Economy Overview

The global space industry continued to grow in 2015, although currency fluctuations caused the appearance of a slight decline from $## billion in 2014 to $## billion in 2015. All…

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2015 – Economy Overview

Global government space spending declined by ##% in 2015, as spending totaled $## billion, down from $## billion in 2014. Government spending accounted for ##% of the global space economy,…

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2014 – Economy Overview

The global space industry maintained its long-term growth trend in 2014, expanding by #% from 2013. The combined total for commercial revenues and government budgets was $## billion in 2014,…

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Annual Economy Overviews

The global space industry grew ##% in 2017, reaching a total of $## billion. This continues a broad upward trend that spans more than a decade. Traditional sectors for space…

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2005 – Economy Overview

According to the FAA, the international commercial launch vehicle industry generated $## billion in revenue in 2005,[efn_note]U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. Commercial Space Transportation: 2005 Year In Review, 7. January 2006. http://ast.faa.gov/files/pdf/2005_YIR_FAA_AST_0206.pdf. (accessed…

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2007 – Economy Overview

The space industry experienced strong growth overall in 2007, with estimated global space revenues and government budgets reaching $## billion. Exhibit 1b shows estimated space industry revenues from 2005 through…

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2008 – Economy Overview

The space industry continued to grow in 2008 with estimated global space revenues and government budgets reaching $## billion. This trend of growth has persisted since the Space Foundation began…

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2009 – Economy Overview

In the midst of the worst economic meltdown in decades, the global space industry experienced steady growth in 2009. Commercial space revenue and government budgets reached a combined total of…

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2010 – Economy Overview

The global space economy continued to demonstrate strong growth in 2010, increasing by ##% to reach a record total of $## billion. This figure shows the continuation of a five-year…

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2011 – Economy Overview

The global space industry showed very strong growth in 2011, increasing more than ##% from 2010. Commercial space revenue and government budgets reached a record total of $## billion in…

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