The global space industry continued to grow in 2016, reaching a total of $329.3 billion. This was slightly higher than the previous record of . . .
Brazil has experienced widespread economic challenges in recent years, which affected spending on space activities. Brazil’s space agency, Agencia Espacial Brasileira (AEB), was allocated . . .
Total global government space budgets in 2016 were $## billion, a ##% decrease from $## billion in 2015.
The global space industry continued to grow in 2015, although currency fluctuations caused the appearance of a slight decline . . .
As humans continue to explore space, their ingenuity brings the technology used for space operations and exploration down to Earth. Whether leading sport-fishermen to a favorite fishing hole, or helping farmers predict crop yields, space products and services continue to make things convenient for humans and help them survive during turbulent times.
Brazil has been experiencing widespread economic challenges in recent years, with almost no growth in GDP in 2014, and an estimated 3% decline in 2015. These broader issues have affected spending on space activities.
Total global government space budgets in 2015 were $76.516 billion, a 4.8% decrease from $80.415 billion in 2014. More than half of this spending was in the United States, which budgeted $44.567 billion for government space activities in 2015. Government budget levels reflect the most recent budgetary information available for each country, taking into account the fact…
DTH television continues to be the biggest single revenue contributor in the commercial space products and services market, providing ##% of the market’s revenues in 2014, estimated at $## billion. Two U.S. DTH providers, DIRECTV and DISH Network, earned ##% of 2014’s total estimated DTH television revenues. Combined, the total revenue for the two companies increased by #%, from $## billion in 2013 to $## billion in 2014. The remaining $## billion was generated by DTH providers in other regions.
Brazil’s burgeoning civil space program is largely executed by the Agência Especial Brasileira (AEB), whose 2014 budget was ## million reais (US$## million). The Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação (MCTI) also has a space budget, which in 2014 was ## million reais (US$## million). Overall, Brazil’s space budget totaled ## million reais (US$## million). The National Institute for Space Research has responsibility for the development of satellites and the applications thereof, particularly observation of the Earth and its atmosphere.