Commercial Infrastructure and Support Industries
November Space Council Meetings Could Shape Commercial Regulations
The National Space Council asked for comment on new commercial space systems and how the commercial space sector could be regulated during a pair of online meetings set for November. The council wants input from industry and the public. The move is part of a Biden Administration push to deal with issues including crowded orbits and the safety of space tourists.
Rivals Launch Military Satellites Amid U.S.-led Space Defense Drills
A flurry of military and intelligence satellite launches by rival powers this month came as the United States and two dozen partner nations wrapped up the largest global space defense wargame in history.
Russia launched what some leaders have described as a spy satellite for Iran and its own on-orbit snooping satellite Cosmos-2558, which is circling Earth in an orbit conspicuously close to a recently launched U.S. National Reconnaissance Office satellite, a Netherlands researcher confirmed.
ESA Sending Heroic, Fictional Sheep Aboard Artemis I
NASA says its Artemis I flight set to launch as soon as late August will be an uncrewed lunar fly-by. The Paris-based European Space Agency would beg to differ. Shaun is leaving the happy confines of Mossy Bottom Farm to lead the flight around the Moon, an agency press release announced.
Market Annual Premiums and Claims, 2000 to 2021
Space insurance claims in 2021 fell to one of the lowest levels in the past two decades.
Broadband Constellations: Market Challenges Remain as Launched Satellites Climb to More Than 1,000
At the end of 2020, more communications satellites orbited the Earth than all communications satellites deployed during the previous 10 years. Operators deployed more than. . .
2020 TSRQ3 – Economy Insights: Mergers and Acquisitions
Share price performance of our core satellite and space index, which includes 27 publicly traded space companies, was up . . .
2020 TSRQ3 – Economy: Commercial Space
Insight: Mergers and Acquisitions Activity Falls and Regains Slightly in Q2
Satellite and space transactional activity experienced a notable drop in the second quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold. The decline in April and May 2020 volumes was pronounced, with the principal drivers of this decrease being . . .
2018 – Focusing on Small Satellite Growth and Manufacturing
As readers review the data within the spacecraft section of the Quarter 1 2018 issue of The Space Report, they will probably notice that one company keeps showing up as a significant contributor in the industry of spacecraft manufacturing and operations…
2017 – Commercial Infrastructure and Support Industries Overview
In 2017, commercial infrastructure and support industries generated $95.87 billion in revenue, 7.5% more than 2016. This category focuses on hardware and services provided by the private sector to enable the development, launch, and successful operation of commercial space assets. It includes . . .