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Report: Comms dominate satellite launches

A report from analysts at Bryce Technology says that launching communications satellites dominate the Q1 rocket activity. A total of 869 satellites were launched during Q1. Most of that 869 overall launched were communications craft (81 per cent) and were handled by SpaceX which during Q1, managed 21 launches and 763 actual craft placed into […]

July 11, 2023By Chris Forrester

Report: SpaceX dominates launch activity

A report from BryceTech, which analyses and updates global rocket launch activity over Q2, says that SpaceX had the most launches during the three-month period. The 16 launches placed an overall 473 spacecraft into orbit, by far the most of any launch provider. Second place went to CASC, the China Aerospace Science & Technology Corporation, […]

August 11, 2022By Chris Forrester

Report: Space economy worth $368bn

Virginia-based Bryce Tech, in its latest State of the Satellite Industry Report, says that the overall global space economy was worth $368 billion (€359.4bn) at the end of 2021. The launch industry itself, while valuable, is said by Bryce to be valued at just $5.7 billion, while consumer-based satellite services are worth over $118 billion. […]

July 19, 2022By Chris Forrester

Report: UK space sector booms

A report from research agency Bryce Tech says that employment in the UK space sector grew 7 per cent between 2019 and 2020 and shows no sign of plateauing. Actual employed numbers soared from 44,040 in 2019 to 46,995 in 2020. Bryce Tech says that there are now 1,293 companies and organisations in the UK […]

April 16, 2022By Chris Forrester

Report: 2021 a record year for space start-ups

Bryce Tech, in its annual review of investment in commercial space ventures, says that last year was a record in terms of investment in space start-ups. Start-up space companies attracted more than $15 billion in total financing during 2021, shattering the $7.7 billion record set in 2020. The number of recipients and deals both increased […]

April 14, 2022By Chris Forrester

Report: Global space economy growing

Bryce Space & Technology have created a graphic which explains and details the overall space and satellite industry, and broken down into its various component parts. The overall value of this huge global business is placed at $366 billion (€311.2bn) as at 2019. While the television-related segment is worth a massive $92 billion, an even […]

October 7, 2020By Chris Forrester

Analyst: Satellite industry worth $271bn in 2019

There may be some doom and gloom about the depressed state of consumer demand on aircraft and other Covid-affected businesses, but an analysis of the overall space industry by Bryce on behalf of the Satellite Industry Association paints a rosy picture for last year. Bryce says that Satellite-based services, representing some 45 per cent of […]

September 14, 2020By Chris Forrester