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....
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Topic: 2008 - Perspective
Country: Brazil, Canada, China, European Multinational Efforts, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Nigeria, Russia, South Korea, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam
Topic: 2012 - Perspective
Country: Belgium, Canada, Egypt, France, Japan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Russia, South Africa, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam
The value of space assets and applications for economic and social development is increasingly apparent to decision-makers in emerging space states. At the same time, more established space nations are seeking new commercial markets for their space industries’ services, technologies, and...
Topic: 2013 - Perspective
Country: Azerbaijan, China, European Multinational Efforts, France, Japan, Nigeria, Qatar, United Kingdom, United Nations, Vietnam
The space industry is evolving, moving from a phase of testing and development in the mid-20th century, to limited satellite coverage and use by specialists in the late 20th century, to ubiquitous coverage and broad consumer adoption in the early 21st century. At the same time, traditional...
The Chinese civil space budget is not published, and estimates of spending vary widely. In 2005, the vice administrator of the China National Space Administration (CNSA) stated that the Chinese space budget was US$## million. However, many analysts contend that annual Chinese civil space spending...
Around the globe, many smaller nations—in economy or population size—are investing in space projects or programs. These emerging space states generally feature relatively small-scale investments in space applications linked to specific national socioeconomic development objectives. The exhibit...
Topic: Charts and Graphs
Country: Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, European Multinational Efforts, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Nigeria, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam