European Multinational Efforts
Space is a global enterprise, with companies, private backers, and nations around the world investing in commercial, civil, and defense space sectors.
Companies and individuals are using positioning, navigation and timing (PNT), Earth observation (EO), and communication satellite technologies and data to humanity’s benefit. From commercial transportation to natural disaster relief, these products and services are changing, for the better, the way humans . . .
As of March 6, 2019, information was available about 38 nations that deployed and operated 465 spacecraft during 2018. The number of nations operating spacecraft grew 10% from 2017 to 2018, with 75 total nations operating spacecraft. While . . .
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Of the 465 spacecraft deployed during 2018, 6% (27) were for Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) missions. These new PNT satellites were added to existing PNT constellations belonging to five nations and the European Union (EU)/European Space Agency (ESA). PNT satellite deployments in 2018 inc… Thank you for visiting The Space Report! The Authoritative Guide…
Responsibility for the operation of the Galileo constellation’s ground system moved in 2018 from the European Space Agency (ESA)…
In contrast to the PNT systems operated by other nations (except Japan), two European civil government organizations (the EU) and the ESA) share acquisition, management…
The global space industry employs hundreds of thousands of individuals in well-paid cutting-edge technology jobs, and it relies on a pool of highly qualified workers to fill new jobs as they arise. Trends among this workforce, including its size, age breakdown, average pay . . .
Space infrastructure, like its terrestrial counterpart, is an invisible backbone for services used by people all over the world. Like terrestrial infrastructure, space infrastructure is increasingly relied upon for convenience, services, and . . .
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 . . .