2013


2013 – Satellite Orbits

There were ## active satellites in orbit at the end of 2013, all performing various missions depending on their configuration and orbit. Of all active satellites, ## (approximately ##% of…

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2013 – Satellite Overview

In 2013, ## satellites were successfully launched on behalf of ## different countries. Of these, ## were “microsatellites,” with a mass of less than 91 kilograms (200 pounds). These satellites…

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2013 – Perspective

The evolution of the space sector is reflected in changes within the industry in response to new challenges and opportunities. As certain elements of the space economy become established economic…

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2013 – Earth Observation

Earth observation (EO) and imaging services enabled by satellites remain a small but vital part of the global space economy. Earth observation revenues in 2013 are estimated to total $##…

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2013 – Satellite Communications

Estimated 2013 revenue for the satellite communications segment reached $## billion, #% higher than the $## billion identified in 2012. The market is composed of satellite operators, which own satellites…

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2013 – Satellite Radio

The estimated revenue for satellite radio increased ##% from $## billion in 2012 to $## billion in 2013. Sirius XM continues to be the sole revenue contributor to this industry…

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2013 – Satellite Television

DTH television’s estimated revenue comprised ##% of the commercial space products and services sector, growing from $## billion in 2012 to $## billion in 2013. North American DTH providers DIRECTV…

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