2017 – Space Products and Services – Snapshot

People and businesses continued to harness space technology and services in 2017, sometimes in surprising ways. New companies are using space-acquired data in new ways, aided in no small part by the ubiquity of the smartphone. Blind people can download an application to a smartphone and explore…

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2017 – Earth Observation and Remote Sensing – Snapshot

Earth observation (EO) and remote sensing (RS) continued to be the dominant mission type among spacecraft deployed in 2017. Of 443 spacecraft deployed during the year, 232 (52%) were for EO/RS missions. While the share of spacecraft is a slight decrease from . . .

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