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Year: 2017
The commercial remote sensing industry was estimated at $## billion in 2017, up from $## billion in 2016.
Year: 2016
The commercial remote sensing industry was estimated at $## billion in 2016, up ##% from $## billion in 2015. Market research firm Northern Sky Research expects the sector to generate an aggregate $## billion over the decade leading up to 2025. Much of this growth...
Year: 2015
Country: China, United States
The commercial remote sensing industry was estimated at $## billion in 2015. Market research firm Northern Sky Research expects this to grow to $## billion by 2024. Much of this growth will be driven by the information products segment of the industry, which is taking advantage of higher resolution...
Year: 2014
Earth observation (EO), remote sensing (RS), and satellite imagery services constituted ## of the nearly ## satellites successfully launched and deployed during 2014. The most recent estimate provided by consulting firm Northern Sky Research (NSR) showed EO service revenues climbing to an estimated...
Year: 2013
Country: United States
Earth observation (EO) and imaging services enabled by satellites remain a small but vital part of the global space economy. Earth observation revenues in 2013 are estimated to total $## billion, #% more than the $## billion generated in 2012. According to the space industry consultancy Northern...
Year: 2012
Earth observation and imaging services enabled by satellite remain a small but vital part of the global space economy. Earth observation revenues in 2012 were estimated to total $## billion, #% more than the $## billion generated in 2011. The largest revenue growth occurred in the defense and...
Year: 2011
Earth observation revenue in 2011 is estimated to total $## billion, #% more than the $## billion generated in 2010. Revenues within the Earth observation sector are generated by data sales and value-added services.
Year: 2010
Earth observation revenue in 2010 totaled $## billion, #% more than the $## billion estimated by market research firm NSR in 2009. Revenues within the Earth observation sector are generated by data sales and value-added services (VAS). Value-added services include new products and services created...
Year: 2009
Earth observation systems provide a diverse array of satellite data and value-added imagery products to government and industry. This information helps organizations understand climate change, promote national security, assist in the management of natural resources, and support infrastructure...
Year: 2008
Country: United States
Broadly defined, the Earth observation market includes revenues from applications as varied as weather forecasting, intelligence-gathering, highway inspections, climate change studies, and commercial uses in agriculture, fishing, mining, construction, and public health. Based on BCC Research...

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