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Year: 2017
Country: Brazil
Brazil has experienced widespread economic challenges in recent years, which weakened the Brazilian Real by 5 ## to the US dollar over the past decade. The Brazilian government allocated its space agency, Agencia Espacial Brasileira (AEB), R$## million (US$## million) for 2017 and R$## million...
Year: 2017
The space investments of governments continue to shift on the basis of national priorities and politics...
Year: 2016
Total global government space budgets in 2016 were $## billion, a ##% decrease from $## billion in 2015.
Year: 2015
Country: Brazil
Brazil has been experiencing widespread economic challenges in recent years, with almost no growth in GDP in 2014, and an estimated ##% decline in 2015. These broader...
Year: 2015
Total global government space budgets in 2015 were $## billion, a ##% decrease from $## billion in 2014. More than half of this spending was in the United States, which budgeted $## billion for government space activities in 2015. Government budget levels reflect the most recent budgetary...
Year: 2014
Country: Brazil
Brazil’s burgeoning civil space program is largely executed by the Agência Especial Brasileira (AEB), whose 2014 budget was ## million reais (US$## million). The Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação (MCTI) also has a space budget, which in 2014 was ## million reais (US$##...
Year: 2014
On a global level, government investment in space increased #% to $## billion. Because not all governments operate under the same fiscal cycle, space spending numbers were derived from the most recent budgetary information available for each country. As in previous years, the growth was not...
Year: 2016
When overhead space assets show the impacts of mining on the environment.
Year: 2013
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 a cumulative average annual growth rate of ##% between 2009 and 2013. The top-line...
Year: 2012
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 built. The SKA takes its name from the combined size of the collecting area of the...
Topic: ISS
Year: 2007
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 16 nations: the United States, Canada, Japan, Russia, 11 nations of the European Space Agency,...
Year: 2008
Country: Brazil
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 in 1990. While no orbital flights have been conducted from Alcântara, Brazil signed an agreement with Ukraine to use...
Year: 2011
Country: Brazil
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 its Alcântara spaceport located on the northern coast of the country. Following a launch pad explosion in 2003 that killed 21...
Year: 2013
Country: Brazil, Ukraine
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 proven reliability of the Ukrainian launch vehicle with the advantageous equatorial location of Alcântara to offer...
Year: 2008
The trend of globalization in space activity continues, with nations entering into agreements to use each other’s infrastructure and space assets. Two decades ago only the United States, the Soviet Union, Europe, and China regularly launched and deployed satellites and other missions to space....
Year: 2011
The outlook for space activity is largely positive, in spite of the challenges facing many of the governments and agencies most active in space. In many ways, 2011 was a pivotal year as governments re-evaluated their human spaceflight plans and examined their portfolio of space activities in light...
Year: 2012
The 2012 revenue for the satellite communications sector is estimated at $## billion, #% higher than the 2011 figure of $## billion. The market is composed of satellite operators, which lease out the transmission capacity of their satellites to private and government clients in need of transmission...
Year: 2012
Revenues from DTH television services comprised ##% of the commercial space products and services sector, and grew from $## billion in 2011 to $## billion in 2012. North American DTH providers DIRECTV and DISH Network continue to be the largest suppliers, with combined revenues of $## billion for...
Year: 2013
Estimated 2013 revenue for the satellite communications segment reached $## billion, #% higher than the $## billion identified in 2012. The market is composed of satellite operators, which own satellites and lease the transmission capacity of these satellites to private and government clients in...
Year: 2014
DTH television continues to be the biggest single revenue contributor in the commercial space products and services market, providing ##% of the market’s revenues in 2014, estimated at $## billion. Two U.S. DTH providers, DIRECTV and DISH Network, earned ##% of 2014’s total estimated DTH...

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