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Economy: Space Economy – TSR 2017

Economy: Space Economy - TSR 2017 an annual review of the commercial space infrastructure and support industries and space-based products and services used on Earth, and with research and analysis…

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2014 – Brazilian Government Space Budget

Brazil’s burgeoning civil space program is largely executed by the Agência Especial Brasileira (AEB), whose 2014 budget was ## million reais (US$## million). The Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação…

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Tracking the Effects of Mining Waste

When overhead space assets show the impacts of mining on the environment. Bento Rodriguez, a Brazilian village of about 600 people, ceased to exist in early November 2015. The town…

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2013 – Government Space Budgets Overview

Government space programs accounted for approximately $## billion in spending during 2013, representing ##% of the global space economy. Government investment in space decreased by ##% in 2013, contributing to…

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2012 – Ground Observatories, Astronomy

Astronomers are laying the groundwork for a new generation of extraordinarily large observatories. The Square Kilometer Array (SKA) Telescope will be the world’s largest and most sensitive radio telescope ever…

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2007 – ISS

The largest in-space platform ever constructed is the International Space Station (ISS). The development of the ISS, led by the United States, “draws upon the scientific and technological resources of…

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2008 – Brazilian Spaceports

Run by the Brazilian Air Force, the Alcântara Launch Center is located on the northern coast of Brazil. The first launch of a sounding rocket from the facility took place…

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2011 – Brazilian Spaceports

After several years of low activity, Brazil pledged in late 2011 to more than double its space budget for the years 2012-2015 with the aim of revitalizing the facilities at…

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2013 – Brazilian Spaceports

In 2003, Brazil made an agreement with the government of Ukraine to bring a modernized version of the Soviet-era Cyclone rocket to its Alcântara Launch Center. This would couple the…

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