Northern Sky Research

Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Services, 7th Edition

Published: May 2017

Available Licenses:

  • Standard: $4,295  
  • Enterprise: $8,295

NSR Report Deliverables

NSR delivers clarity and critical market insight.

With new business models from LEO to GEO, commercial to government, and communications to Earth Observation, the satellite industry is in a period of change. How will satellite manufacturing and launch demand evolve in the next decade? In its 7th edition, NSR’s industry leading assessment of the global satellite manufacturing and launch services market provides a unique and comprehensive view into short and long term trends in satellite applications, order rates, mass, and pricing; with an exclusive look at the competitive dynamics among integrators and launch service providers.

Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Services, 7th Edition addresses the key questions facing manufacturers and launch service providers:

  • How are commercial operators approaching CAPEX and satellite design decisions in an increasingly competitive market?
  • Will the satellite manufacturing and launch industry become increasingly global, for both customers and competitors?
  • What impact will smallsats have on demand from traditional communications and Earth Observation players?
  • Will government satellite spending continue to grow?
  • How will satellite mass trends evolve in the next decade?
  • Can reusable launch vehicles lead the market to elasticity of demand?

The Bottom Line

NSR’s Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Services, 7th Edition, provides the industry’s most comprehensive assessment of dynamics in satellite design, manufacturing, and launch – offering actionable intelligence for today’s decisions and tomorrow’s strategies.

NSR’s Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Services, 7th Edition incorporates critical analysis across all key market segments:

  • Five-Year Historic Data and Ten-Year Forecasts in All Verticals for:
    • Satellites to Launch
    • Mass Launched
    • Manufacturing Revenue, Open and Closed Markets
    • Launch Services Revenue, Open and Closed Markets
    • Qualitative Discussion Covering:
      • 2016 Market Update and Trends
      • Market Share by Manufacturer and Launch Service Provider
      • Operator CAPEX Optimization Strategies
      • Impact Assessment of Small Satellites

Data Segmentation

NSR’s Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Services, 7th Edition, is presented through seven verticals comprising three applications (Communications, Earth Observation and Others), two orbits (GEO and Non-GEO) and two customer types (Commercial and Government & Military). Recent and upcoming activity in each vertical is assessed regionally through the number of satellites to be ordered and launched, satellite mass distribution, manufacturing market size, launch market size, and open/captive market balance.

Regions Covered:

  • North America
  • Western Europe
  • Central & Eastern Europe
  • Asia
  • Rest of World (Middle East & Africa and Latin America)

Who Should Purchase the Report:

  • Satellite Manufacturers and Integrators
  • Sub-system Manufacturers
  • Satellite Operators
  • Launch Service Providers
  • Launch Vehicle Manufacturers
  • Investors
  • Regulatory Agencies and Policy Makers

Executive Summary

1. State of the Market
1.1. Global Market
1.2. State of the Market: Manufacturing & Satellite Orders
   1.2.1. Communications Manufacturing Markets
   1.2.2. Earth Observation Manufacturing Markets
   1.2.3. Others Manufacturing Markets
1.3. State of the Market: Launch Services
   1.3.1. GEO Launch Services Market
   1.3.2. Non-GEO Launch Services Market
1.4. Operator Response to a Changing Market
1.5. Small Satellites: Impact Assessment

2. Competitive Landscape
2.1. Global Market
2.2. Manufacturing Competitive Landscape
   2.2.1. Manufacturing Market Share
   2.2.2. Key Manufacturer Updates
   2.2.3. Manufacturing Environment Evolution
2.3. Launch Services Competitive Landscape
   2.3.1. Launch Service Provider Market Share
   2.3.2. Key Launch Service Provider Updates
   2.3.3. Launch Environment Evolution

3. Forecasts
3.1. Global Forecasts
   3.1.1. Global Forecast
   3.1.2. Global Forecast by Application
   3.1.3. Global Forecast by Customer
   3.1.4. Global Forecast by Orbit
3.2. Satellite Manufacturing Forecasts
   3.2.1. Commercial GEO Communications
   3.2.2. Government & Military Communications
   3.2.3. Commercial Non-GEO Communications, including LEO HTS Status Check
   3.2.4. GEO Earth Observation
   3.2.5. Government Military Non-GEO Earth Observation
   3.2.6. Commercial Non-GEO Earth Observation
   3.2.7. Others: Navigation, Science & Situational Awareness
3.3. Satellite Launch Services Forecasts
   3.3.1. GEO Launch Demand
   3.3.2. GEO Open and Captive Markets
   3.3.3. GEO Launch Services Pricing
   3.3.4. Non-GEO Launch Demand
   3.3.5. Non-GEO Open and Captive Markets
   3.3.6. Non-GEO Launch Services Pricing
   3.3.7. Comparison to Previous Editions

Appendix: Methodology

List of Exhibits

Executive Summary
  -  Global Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Services Activity, 2012 - 2026
  -  Customer: Satellites to Launch, 2017 – 2026
  -  Customer: Market Size, 2017 – 2026
  -  Orbit: Satellites to Launch, 2017 – 2026
  -  Orbit: Market Size, 2017 – 2026
  -  Application: Satellites to Launch, 2017 – 2026
  -  Application: Market Size, 2017 – 2026
  -  Average Annual Satellite Orders by Vertical
  -  Satellite Launches by Vertical, 2012 – 2031
  -  2016 Satellite Orders Market Share, Open GEO
  -  2016 Satellite Orders Market Share, Commercial Non-GEO
  -  2017 & Backlog, Satellite Launch Market Share, Commercial GEO
  -  2017 & Backlog, Satellite Launch Market Share, Commercial & Open G&M Non-GEO

1. State of the Market
  -  2016 Communications Satellite Manufacturing Market, by vertical
  -  2016 Communications Orders: Customer Profile
  -  2016 EO Satellite Manufacturing Market, by vertical
  -  2016 Earth Observation Orders: Customer Profile
  -  Navigation, Science, & SA Satellite Manufacturing Market, by vertical
  -  Navigation, Science, & SA Orders: Regional Distribution
  -  2016 GEO Launch Services Market, Open & Captive
  -  2016 GEO Launch Services Market, by vertical
  -  2016 Non-GEO Launch Services Market, Open & Captive
  -  2016 Non-GEO Launch Services Market, by vertical
  -  Economies of Scale in Orbit: Cost per Mbps per Month to Orbit per Satellite by Throughput
  -  Market Size Comparison

2. Competitive Landscape
  -  2016 Satellite Orders Market Share, Commercial GEO
  -  2016 Satellite Orders Market Share, Open GEO
  -  2016 Satellite Orders Market Share, Commercial Non–GEO Earth Observation
  -  2016 Satellite Orders Market Share, Commercial Non–GEO Communications
  -  2016 Satellite Launch Market Share, Commercial GEO
  -  2017 & Backlog, Satellite Launch Market Share, Commercial GEO Satellite
  -  2016 Satellite Launch Market Share, Commercial & Open G&M Non-GEO
  -  2017 & Backlog, Satellite Launch Market Share, Commercial & Open G&M Non-GEO
  -  Commercially Available GTO Capabilities
  -  Commercially Availability of Non–GEO Vehicles

3 Forecasts
  -  Global Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Services Activity, 2012 – 2026
  -  Satellite Launches by Application, 2012 – 2026
  -  Cumulative Launches by Application, 2012 – 2026
  -  Market Size by Application, 2017 – 2026
  -  Satellite Launches by Customer, 2012 – 2026
  -  Cumulative Launches by Customer, 2012 – 2026
  -  Market Size by Customer, 2017 – 2026
  -  Satellite Launches by Orbit, 2012 – 2026
  -  Cumulative Launches by Orbit, 2012 – 2026
  -  Market Size by Orbit, 2017 – 2026
  -  Commercial GEO Communications Satellite Orders, 2012 – 2026
  -  Commercial GEO Communications Launches – Scenario Analysis
  -  Commercial GEO Communications Satellite Orders – Payload Type, 2012 – 2026
  -  % Change in Satellites Ordered, 2022 – 2026 compared to 2012 – 2016
  -  Commercial GEO Communications Satellite Orders – Payload Power Distribution, 2016 – 2026
  -  Commercial GEO Communications Satellite Orders – Propulsion Distribution, 2016 – 2026
  -  Commercial GEO Communications Satellite Orders – Mass Distribution, 2016 – 2026
  -  Commercial GEO Communications Satellite Orders & Manufacturing Market Size, 2012 – 2026
  -  Commercial GEO Communications Satellite Manufacturing Revenue, 2017 – 2026, Open vs Captive
  -  Comparison of Commercial GEO Communications Satellite Manufacturing Forecasts
  -  G&M GEO Communications Satellite Orders, 2012 – 2026
  -  G&M GEO Communications Satellite Orders & Manufacturing Market Size, 2012 – 2026
  -  G&M GEO Communications Satellite Manufacturing Revenue, 2017 – 2026, Open vs Captive
  -  G&M GEO Communications Satellite Orders – Mass Distribution, 2012 - 2026
  -  Comparison of G&M GEO Communications Satellite Manufacturing Forecasts
  -  Commercial Non–GEO Communications, Orders & Launches, 2012 – 2026
  -  Commercial Non–GEO Communications Satellite Orders, 2012 – 2026
  -  Planned Non-GEO Communications Constellations
  -  Commercial Non–GEO Communications Launches, Scenario Analysis
  -  Commercial Non–GEO Communications Satellite Orders & Manufacturing Market Size, 2012 – 2026
  -  Commercial Non–GEO Communications Satellite Manufacturing Revenue, 2017 – 2026, Open vs Captive
  -  Commercial Non–GEO Communications Satellite Orders – Mass Distribution, 2012 – 2026
  -  Comparison of Commercial Non–GEO Communications Satellite Manufacturing Forecasts
  -  GEO EO Satellite Orders, 2017 – 2026
  -  GEO EO Satellite Orders & Manufacturing Market Size, 2012 – 2026
  -  Comparison of GEO EO Satellite Manufacturing Forecasts
  -  G&M Non–GEO EO Satellite Orders, 2012 – 2026
  -  G&M Non–GEO EO Satellite Orders – Mass Distribution, 2012 – 2026
  -  G&M Non–GEO EO Satellite Orders – Mass by Region, 2012 – 2026
  -  G&M Non–GEO EO Satellite Orders & Manufacturing Market Size, 2012 – 2026
  -  G&M Non–GEO EO Satellite Manufacturing Revenue, 2017 – 2026, Open vs Captive
  -  Comparison of G&M Non–GEO EO Satellite Manufacturing Forecasts
  -  Commercial Non–GEO EO Satellite Orders, 2012 – 2026
  -  Commercial Non–GEO EO Satellite Orders – Mass Distribution, 2012 – 2026
  -  Commercial Non–GEO EO Satellite Launches – Scenario Analysis
  -  Commercial Non–GEO EO Satellite Orders & Manufacturing Market Size, 2012 – 2026
  -  Commercial Non–GEO EO, Open vs Captive, 2017 – 2026,
  -  Comparison of Commercial Non–GEO EO Satellite Manufacturing Forecasts
  -  Others Satellite Launches, 2012 – 2026
  -  Others Satellite Market Size, 2012 – 2026
  -  Navigation Satellite Orders, 2012 – 2026
  -  Navigation Satellite Orders, Mass Distribution, 2012 – 2026
  -  Science & Technology Development Satellite Orders, 2012 – 2026
  -  Science & Technology Development Satellite Orders, Mass Distribution, 2012 – 2026
  -  Situational Awareness Satellite Orders, 2012 – 2026
  -  Global SA Assets, in-orbit or in development
  -  Comparison of Others Satellite Manufacturing Forecasts
  -  GEO Satellite Launches, 2012 – 2026
  -  GEO Launch Services by Application, 2017 – 2026
  -  GEO Satellite Launches – Mass Distribution, 2012 – 2026
  -  GEO Satellite Launches – Open & Captive, 2016 – 2026
  -  GEO Launch Services Open & Captive Market Size, 2016 – 2026
  -  GEO Launch Services, 2017 – 2026
  -  GEO Satellite Launch Services Launch Price, Open & Captive, 2012 – 2026
  -  Non-GEO Satellite Launches, 2012 – 2026
  -  Non-GEO Launch Services by Application, 2017 – 2026
  -  Non-GEO Satellite Launches – Mass Distribution, 2012 – 2026
  -  Non-GEO Launch Services, 2017 – 2026
  -  Non-GEO Satellite Launches – Open & Captive, 2016 – 2026
  -  Non-GEO Launch Services Open & Captive Market Size, 2016 – 2026
  -  Non-GEO Satellite Launch Services Launch Price, Open & Captive, 2012 – 2026
  -  2012 – 2026 Regional Pricing Trends
  -  Comparison of GEO Satellite Launch Services Market Size Forecasts
  -  Comparison of Non-GEO Satellite Launch Services Market Size Forecasts