Commercial Space Products and Services
Annual Products and Services Overviews
The commercial space products and services sector remains the largest component of the space economy. Total revenue for commercial space products and services in 2010 is estimated at $## billion, #% more than the 2009 total of $## billion. This estimate includes revenues from satellite broadcasting, satellite communications, and Earth observation products and services. Geolocation and navigation-related revenues are included in the ground equipment sector due to the fact that the majority of revenue is generated by…
The total revenue for commercial satellite services in 2009 is estimated at $## billion, #% more than the $## billion figure in 2008. Commercial satellite services continue to drive growth in the satellite industry due to increasing demand for satellite capacity despite global economic challenges. This calculation does not include GPS-related revenue, which is counted in the ground equipment sector.
Total revenue for space products and services in 2008 is estimated at $## billion, ##% more than the $## billion in 2007. This estimate takes into account the transition of GPS revenues to the ground equipment sector, as noted above. Space products and services encompass commercial satellite services and in-space activities such as orbital and suborbital commercial transportation services. The exhibit below shows 2008 revenue estimates for this sector.
Total revenue for space products and services in 2007 is estimated at nearly $## billion, a growth of ##% over 2006. Commercial satellite services are the largest segment of the space industry, comprising ##% of global space activities.