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Study: Private satellite launches exceed government

Paris-based Eurospace, which represents Europe’s space hardware manufacturers, has released its annual industry study, and says that private launches into orbit now exceed government-backed launches which includes military and scientific missions. The one fact which jumps out of the report is that 2022 saw almost 1,000 metric tons of space hardware launched into orbit. And […]

July 18, 2023By Chris Forrester

Report: 1,000 active companies in space businesses

A report from the Eurospace Observatory says there are now more than 1000 ‘newspace’ companies actively involved in the space and space-related industries. These numbers do not include so-called downstream sectors. Moreover, the data shows that the total fresh funding raised by these 1,000 exceeds $48 billion (€44.5bn). Broken down, the data reveals that US […]

June 2, 2023

EU to seek pan-European broadband-by-satellite system?

ASD-Eurospace, Europe’s space industry trade association, issued what it called an ‘Industry Manifesto’ on October 15 which called for a “resilient satellite system for secure connectivity […] to make Europe fit for the Digital Age”. The document calls for a constellation of Low Earth orbiting (LEO) satellites, owned by the European Commission, and serving military, […]

October 19, 2020By Chris Forrester