2017 – United Kingdom Government Space Budget – Snapshot
In the 2017-18 fiscal year, which ran from April 6, 2017 to April 5, 2018, the UK Space Agency (UKSA) had a budget of £386.8 million (US$502.6 million), including £288.9 million (US$375.4 million) in contributions to ESA.
2017 – PNT Ground Networks – Snapshot
During 2017, the United States Air Force still conducted operations with decades-old ground equipment. The ground network consisted of 11 command and control antennas and a total of…
2017 – Suborbital Payload Launch – Snapshot
Compared to suborbital payload launch activities the previous year, 2017 was a relatively quiet year. The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) continued work with its…
2017 – Government Space Budgets – Snapshot
The space investments of governments continue to shift on the basis of national priorities and politics…
2017 – Economy: Space Economy
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 . . .
2017 – Infrastructure: Space Infrastructure
Launching people and satellites into orbit, providing directions to tourists, and warning residents on the Pacific Rim of an impending hurricane…all of these activities require infrastructure, the spine of . . .
2017 TSRQ1 – Space Products & Innovation
Space continued to change the way people did business on Earth during 2016. The public’s increased demands for space products and services attracted growing investments and activities in space. Services providing meaningful and relevant satellite data in compressed time frames garnered attention from businesses, both inside and outside the space industry. The aggregation of data from . . .
2016 – United Kingdom Government Space Budget
In the 2016-17 fiscal year, which ran from April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017, the United Kingdom Space Agency (UKSA) budgeted £370.98 million (US$491.67 million), including. . .
2016 – Government Space Budgets – Snapshot
Total global government space budgets in 2016 were $## billion, a ##% decrease from $## billion in 2015.
2016 – Economy: Space Economy
The global space industry continued to grow in 2015, although currency fluctuations caused the appearance of a slight decline . . .