The space tourism and travel market has received significant attention in the media since last year’s groundbreaking suborbital flights from Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin. While the space tourism industry received criticism for polluting the atmosphere and being an exclusive club, other missions such as SpaceX Inspiration-4 were praised with more enthusiasm around the world.
From the booming satellite launch market to higher frequency of human activities, the space domain has never been of more important to all space-faring nations. NSR forecasts over 24,000 satellites are expected to launch over the next decade, creating a never seen before problem for operators. This boost in activity has led to a new.
With many other LEO constellations also in the works, it is little wonder that recent forecasts from Northern Sky Research (NSR) predict that satellite communications will become the biggest single sector of the global space economy in terms of revenue by 2030. The research firm reckons the overall space market will generate cumulative revenue of.
Interest in space is exploding, with the industry seeing growth and opportunities that weren’t just dormant, they simply didn’t exist 5-10 years ago. Over the next decade, according to NSR’s Global Space Economy, 2nd Edition, cumulative revenue is expected to hit USD $1.25T. Video, the use-case that built most of the satellite industry and continues.
Everyone loves a good selfie. Especially from unique and exotic locations. Even Robots are getting ‘in on the fun’ most recently with NASA’s James Web Space Telescope sending back its own version of a ‘selfie’ – “strictly for engineering and alignment purposes” naturally. As Space Tourism continues to increase, the amount of data traffic ‘strictly.