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A European Space Agency (ESA) program to grow food in space may be able to improve the diet of people living in...
Year: 2015
In the 2015/16 fiscal year, which ran from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016, the United Kingdom Space Agency (UKSA) budgeted £## million (US$## million), including...
Year: 2015
Space activities in Spain are coordinated by the Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial (INTA) within the Ministry of Defense. In 2015, INTA received a budget of €## million...
Year: 2015
Italy’s space agency, the Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI), had a budget of €## million (US$## million) in 2015. This is an ## of ##% from its €## million (US$## million) budget in...
Year: 2015
Overall, Germany’s spending on space activities in 2015 totaled €## billion (US$## billion), an ##% ## from €## billion (US$## billion) in 2014. Germany’s contribution to...
Year: 2015
In 2015, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), France’s space agency, had a budget of €## billion (US$## billion). This was a ##% ## from its 2014...
Year: 2015
ESA operated with a 2015 budget of €## billion (US$## billion), an ##% increase from the 2014 budget of €## billion (US$## billion). The growth was primarily due...
Year: 2015
A growing share of the European public investment in civil space programs is funded by the European Union under the auspices of its executive body, the European...
Year: 2015
Civil government spending on space programs and activities in Europe comes from four sources: activities directed by the European Union (EU) and executed by the...
Year: 2015
In FY 2015, which extends from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) budget was C$## (US$## million). This is an increase of ##% over...
Year: 2015
The geolocation and navigation sector makes up the largest portion of commercial space products and services, with estimated 2015 revenues of €## billion (US$## billion), according the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA). As calculated in euros by GSA, this is ##% more than...
Year: 2015
Operators of communication satellites lease satellite capacity to satellite broadcasting companies, making the provision of these services possible. For example, DISH Network accounted for nearly a third of Hughes Network’s total revenue in 2015. Satellite communications also include two-way...
Year: 2016
Attempted orbital launches decreased from ## in 2015 to ## in 2016. Of these ## launches, ## successfully reached orbit. There were ## launch attempts for commercial payloads...
Year: 2016
In India, a significant amount of space activity takes place within the Department of Space, which includes the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and its government-owned commercial...
Year: 2015
Data on the European space workforce is collected annually via surveys by Eurospace, an association of the European space manufacturing industry. The survey focuses on design, development, and...
Topic: Workforce
Year: 2015
The space industry operates at the cutting edge of technology and requires a highly skilled, highly trained workforce to build, launch, and utilize space assets. Trends in the size and composition of this workforce provide insight into ongoing dynamics and future health of the sector.
Year: 2016
As more European-made satellites are launched into Earth’s orbit, more Europeans are realizing the importance of space traffic management (STM) and space situational awareness (SSA). The European Space Agency (ESA) continued to fund its own SSA program through 2016, which involves...
Year: 2015
In simplest terms, space situational awareness (SSA) is knowing what is happening, or possibly may happen, in the space around an object or point. For many organizations, such as the U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), SSA is decidedly near-Earth focused, encompassing intelligence, surveillance,...
Year: 2016
Europe continued launching Galileo satellites during 2016, enlarging its positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) constellation. Thanks to the launch of ## more Galileo satellites, the Europeans managed to grow their share of the total global operational PNT satellites by about ## percentage...
Year: 2015
The number of positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) satellites orbiting the Earth increased by ##% from the end of 2014 through 2015. Of the ## nations fielding space-based PNT satellites or systems, the biggest contributors to the number of satellites in 2015 were the European Union and China....

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