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2009 – Space Stations

The largest in-space platform is the International Space Station. NASA, the main contributor to the ISS, received $## billion for the station in fiscal year (FY) 2010 compared to $##…

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2009 – Satellite Manufacturing

In 2009, governments, companies, and organizations launched ## satellites, compared to ## satellites launched in 2008. This total includes all payloads except for missions to the ISS and Hubble. The…

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2009 – Launch Industry

In 2009, ## orbital launches were conducted, carrying ## payloads into space, including cargo, satellites, and other types of spacecraft. This marked a notable increase from the 2008 total of…

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2009 – Economy Overview

In the midst of the worst economic meltdown in decades, the global space industry experienced steady growth in 2009. Commercial space revenue and government budgets reached a combined total of…

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2009 – European Military Space Budget

In Europe, industrial revenues from the sale and production of military-space related products and services have been steadily increasing over recent years. Based on trends in past revenue from European industry’s…

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2009 – Russian Government Space Budget

Russian space spending increased dramatically in 2009. The planned budget for Roscosmos, the Russian Federal Space Agency, was more than ## billion rubles (US$## billion). This amount constitutes an increase of…

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2009 – Japanese Government Space Budget

In FY 2009, Japan’s national budget allocated ¥## billion (US$## billion) for space programs across the government, an increase of approximately ##% from the previous year’s total of ¥## billion. This…

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