European Multinational Efforts


2015 – Workforce

The global space industry relies on a highly qualified workforce. Understanding the trends in this workforce, including changes in size and demographics, provides insight into the overall health of the...…

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Carbon Capture for Fuel Creation

Inhabitants on the International Space Station (ISS) have long relied on technology to keep them breathing safely. Each human aboard the ISS exhales an average of 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds)…

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The Power of Fiber

The blades of wind turbines require regular inspections and maintenance. One technology developed for satellite bus temperature sensing is being used to help with... [caption id="attachment_4112" align="alignright"]Satellite monitoring technologies, from…

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2017 – Launch Industry

In 2017, there were ## launch attempts, ## of which were successful. In 2017, there were 91 launch attempts, 85 of which were successful. Launches procured by commercial satellite operators…

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Helping the Blind Explore

Some companies have decided to use a tool that has become ubiquitous, the smartphone, with the invisible support of space services to help people with certain... Some companies have decided…

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The Connected Rider

Whether riding a horse or a motorcycle, some riders like organizing groups, mapping potential routes, and tracking progress. Not that many years ago, such organizational... Whether riding a horse or…

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More Than Two Million Served Every Week

Europe’s Copernicus remote sensing constellation creates a lot of data as its satellites gaze down on the Earth. The data set, which is publicly available, is very ... [caption id="attachment_4089"…

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2017 – European Spaceports

The European Space Agency (ESA) uses a single spaceport, the Guiana Space Centre (CSG) in Kourou, French Guiana. Orbital launch provider Arianespace carried out all... The European Space Agency (ESA)…

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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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