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2016 – U.S. Missile Detection – Snapshot

Since 1970, the United States has relied on space-based infrared sensors for detecting energy emitted from ballistic missile launches from other countries around the world. During 2016, the U.S. Air Force (USAF) continued to operate the primary means of detecting launches of missiles and space launch vehicles, using infrared satellites and sensors orbiting the Earth.

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2016 – Satellite Radio – Snapshot

While multiple satellite radio companies have been started over the past decade, the only one currently operating is Sirius XM, based in the United States. Sirius XM had $## billion in revenue in…

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2016 – Commercial Space Products and Services – Snapshot

The Commercial Space Products and Services section captures the sale of products and services enabled by space assets – such as telecommunications and broadcasting; positioning, navigation, and timing; and Earth observation. This sector increased ##% from $## billion in 2016 to $## billion in 2017.

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