Satellite Communications

Global Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Markets, 12th Edition

PUBLISHED: June 2022

Available Licenses: Corporate: $9,995

  • Report Summary
  • Key Features
  • Table of Contents
  • Supporting Articles

NSR’s Global Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Markets, 12th Edition (GSMLM12) report is the industry resource for the analysis of global demand for satellites of all mass ranges to be manufactured and launched through the decade. GSMLM12 examines the near- and long-term potential for key markets, identifying evolving global trends and changing operator requirements to provide a comprehensive view of satellite & launch demand.

Segmented by region and verticals, NSR’s Global Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Markets, 12th Edition provides 10-year forecast of market revenues for satellite orders and launches. GSMLM12 offers a comprehensive assessment of the market through an analysis of eight applications, each further segmented into five regions, two orbital regimes (where applicable), and two operator types across all satellite mass categories.

This Report includes 3 Quarterly Updates, which provide fresh information and analysis on key market developments that affect market dynamics and forecast projections on manufacturing and launch supply and demand by application. These include (but are not limited to):​

  • A launch delay or failure​
  • New awards​
  • Satellite Order or delays, Funding​
  • Regulatory changes​

Who Should Purchase this Report

  • Investors and financial institutions
  • Government agencies
  • Satellite operators
  • Satellite manufacturers and integrators
  • Launch service providers
  • Launch vehicle manufacturers
  • Launch brokers and integrators
  • Sub-system and component manufacturers
  • Ground systems manufacturers and service providers
  • Regulatory agencies and Policy Makers
  • Data analytics companies
  • Anyone Seeking the Industry’s Most Comprehensive and Actionable Analysis of Global Satellite Manufacturing & Launch Services

Covered in this Report

  • NEW in this Edition– Launch Pricing by Orbit Assessment
  • NEW in this Edition – Emerging Trends Analysis
    Earth Observation
    Positioning Navigation and Timing (PNT)
    Space Travel and Tourism
    ………………………………In Orbit Servicing
    Moon Markets
    Crew & Cargo
  • Details the Latest M & A Activity within the Industry
  • Impact Assessment of Competition Development on Launch and Manufacturing Pricing
  • Assessment of Trends and Developments Surrounding the Rise of Non-GEO Constellations
  • Details GEO Communications Market Growth and Development
  • Forecasting of Constellations vs. Non-Constellations between 2021-2031
  • Examines which Verticals Represent the Best Revenue Opportunity for Manufacturers and Launch Service Providers through the Decade
  • Identifies the impact of 3rd party flexible product offerings on the competitive launch environment
  • Base forecasting of the number of satellites to launch and the number of satellite orders in each application, region, mass range, orbital regime, and operator type between 2021-2031
  • Analysis of the Constellations Competitive Landscape

Report Segmentation

Companies Included in this Report

Aerial & Maritime Ltd, Airbus, Aistech Space, Alpha Space Test and Research Alliance, Altius Space Machines, Amazon, Analytical Space, Spaceflight Systems, Applied Defense Solutions, Aquarian Space, Arctic Space Technologies, Ariane Group, Arianespace, Astra, Astranis Space Technologies Corp., Astro Digital, Astrobotic, Astrocast, Astrome, Astroscale, Atlas Space Operations, Audacy, AxelSpace, Ball Aerospace, Black Sky Inc., Blacksky, BlinkAstro, Blue Canyon Technologies, Blue Origin, Boeing, Bradford ECAPS, Bradford Space, C6 Launch Systems, Canadensys Aerospace Corp., Canadian Space Agency (CSA), Canon, Capella Space, Ceres Robotics, CGWIC, CisLunar Industries, ClearSpace SA, CNES, CNSA, Cobham AES Division, DARPA, Dauria Aerospace, Deep Space Systems, Deimos, DLR, D-Orbit, Dynetics Inc., EarthCube, Ericsson, ESA, European Commission, Eutelsat, ExactEarth, Exoanalytic Solutions, Firefly Aerospace Inc., Fleet Space Technologies, General Atomics, GeoOptics, GEOShare, GHGSat, Global Eagle, Global Star, GOMSpace, Goonhilly Earth Station, Groundspace, Hanwha Systems, HawkEye360, HEAD Aerospace Group, HeliosWire, Hera Systems, Hiber, Honeybee Robotics Spacecraft Mechanisms Corporation, HPE, Hughes, IBM, ICEYE, Icon Build, Infinite Orbits, Infostellar, Inmarsat, Intelsat, International Launch Services, Intuitive Machines, Iridium, ISISpace, ISpace China, ispace Inc., Israel Aerospace Industries, ISRO, KACST, Kepler Communications, Kineis, Kratos Defense & Space, KSAT, KUBOS, L3 Applied Defense Solutions, L3Harris Technologies, Lacuna Space, LaserLight Communications, LaserLight Solutions, Leafspace, Leidos Holdings, LEOCloud, LeoLabs, LeoSat, LeoStella, Lockheed Martin, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Loft Orbital, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Lyteloop, Masten Space Systems, Maxar, MDA, Microsoft, Mission Control Space Services, Mitsubishi Electric, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Mitsui & Co., Momentus, Momentus Space, Moon Express, Moonscape, Mynaric, Myriota, Nano Avionics, Nanoracks LLC, NASA, NASDA, Nokia, Northrop Grumman Corporation, NorthStar Earth & Space Inc., Novawurks, NPO Lavochkin, NSLComm, Okapi, OneWeb, OrbCOMM, Orbex, Orbit Fab, Orbital Insights, Orbits Edge, Paragon Space Development Corporation, Parsons, Phasor Solutions, Planet, PlanetIQ, Polaris Alpha, PredaSAR, Raytheon, Relativity Space, Rocket Lab, Roscosmos, Satellogic, Satlantis, Satsure, Saturn Satellite Networks, SES, Sierra Nevada Corporation, Sinclair Interplanetary, Sky and Space Global, Sky Perfect JSAT, Skyroot Aerospace, Skywatch, Space Data Association, Space Logistics, Space Systems Loral, Spacebit, Spaceflight, SpaceNav, SpaceX, Spire Global, SSC, Stratolaunch, Surrey Satellite Ltd. (SSL), Swarm Technologies, Swedish Space Corporation (SSC), Synspective, Teledyne Energy Systems, Telesat, Telespazio, Tethers Unlimited, Thales Alenia Space, The Boeing Company, Thuraya, Totum, Transcelestial Technologies, TransDigm, Trident Space, Turkish Space Agency (TUA), Tyvak Nano-Satellite System, U.S. DoD, U.S. Space Force, UAE Space Agency, UK Space Agency, Unibap, United Launch Alliance, UnseenLabs, Ursa, Urthecast, ViaSat, Virgin Galactic, Virgin Orbit, Vision Engineering Solutions, Voyager Space Holdings, We4sea, XpressSAR, and Yamasa Co.

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Table of Content

Executive Summary

1. Global Market Overview
1.1 Current Market Landscape
1.1.1 State of the Market & Trends
1.1.2 Key Updates and Deals – Manufacturing
1.1.3 Key Updates and Deals – Launch
1.1.4 2021 Market Performance – Manufacturers
1.1.5 2021 Market Performance – Launchers
1.2 Emerging Trends Analysis
1.2.1 Earth Observation
1.2.2 PNT
1.2.3 Space Travel & Tourism
1.2.4 In-Orbit Servicing
1.2.5 Moon Markets
1.2.6 Crew & Cargo
1.3 Manufacturing & Launch Assessment
1.3.1 Manufacturing Facilities & Competitive Landscape​
1.3.2 Launch Customer Requirements
1.3.3 Launch Price Evolution
1.3.4 Launch Type Assessment
1.4 Non-GEO Constellations Market Assessment
1.4.1 Non-GEO Constellations – Overview
1.4.2 Non-GEO Constellations Assessment
1.4.3 Non-GEO Constellations Assessment – By Application
1.4.4 Non-GEO Constellations Assessment – Launch & Manufacturing
1.5 Industry Investment Trends Analysis
1.5.1 Investment in the Satellite Industry
1.5.2 Mergers & Acquisitions in the Satellite Industry
2. Market Forecasts
2.1 Global Market
2.1.1 Global Forecast Overview
2.1.2 Global Satellite Manufacturing Market Forecast by Region
2.1.3 Global Satellite Launch Market Forecast by Region
2.1.4 Global Forecast by Vertical
2.1.5 Global Forecast by Orbit
2.1.5.1 Non-GEO Forecast Assessment
2.1.6 Global Forecast by Operator Type
2.1.7 Constellations and Non-Constellations Forecast
2.1.8 Global Forecast – Comparison with Previous Editions
2.1.9 Bottom Line – Global Market Forecasts
2.2 Communications
2.2.1 Communications Segment Characteristics
2.2.2 Communications Overview
2.2.3 Communications – GEO Commercial Orders
2.2.4 Communications – GEO Commercial Launches
2.2.5 Communications GEO Market Flexibility
2.2.6 Communications – Non-GEO Commercial Launches and Orders
2.2.7 Communications – Government and Military – Launches
2.2.8 Communications – Government and Military – Orders
2.2.9 Communications by Mass Category
2.2.10 Comparison to Previous Editions
2.3 Earth Observation
2.3.1 Earth Observation Segmentation
2.3.2 Earth Observation Overview
2.3.3 Earth Observation by Orbit – Orders
2.3.4 Earth Observation by Orbit – Launches
2.3.5 Earth Observation by Mass Category
……2.3.6 Comparison with Previous Editions
2.4 Science and Technology Development
2.4.1 Science and Technology Development Segment Characteristics
2.4.2 Science and Technology Development Market Trends
2.4.3 Science and Technology Development by Region – Orders
2.4.4 Science and Technology Development by Region – Launches
2.4.5 Science and Technology Development by Mass Category
2.4.6 Science and Technology Development by Operator Type
2.4.7 Comparison to Previous Editions
2.5 Situational Awareness
2.5.1 Situational Awareness Segment Characteristics
2.5.2 Situational Awareness Market Trends – Orders
2.5.3 Situational Awareness Market Trends – Launches
2.5.4 Situational Awareness by Mass Category
2.5.5 Comparison to Previous Editions
2.6 Navigation
2.6.1 Navigation Segment Characteristics
2.6.2 Navigation Market Trends
2.6.3 Navigation by Region
2.6.4 Navigation by Mass Category
2.6.5 Navigation Future Insights
2.6.6 Comparison to Previous Editions
2.7 Crew & Cargo
2.7.1 Crew & Cargo Segment Characteristics
2.7.2 Crew & Cargo Market Trends
2.7.3 Crew & Cargo by Region
2.7.4 Crew & Cargo by Mass Category
2.7.5 Crew & Cargo Future Insights
2.8 In-Orbit Servicing/Space Situational Awareness
2.8.1 IOS/SSA Segment Characteristics
2.8.2 IOS/SSA Market Trends
2.8.3 IOS/SSA by Region
2.8.4 IOS/SSA by Mass Category
2.9 Others
2.9.1 Others Segment Characteristics
2.9.2 Others Market Trends
2.9.3 Others by Region
2.9.4 Others by Mass Category
2.9.5 Others by Operator Type
3. Bottom Line – Forecasts

Appendix: Methodology
NSR Forecast Methodology
GSMLM Interview Statistics

List of Exhibits

Executive Summary
Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Market by Vertical
Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Market by Customer Type
Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Market by Orbit
Global Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Services Markets
Executive Summary- Market by Region
Global Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Services Markets
Global Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Markets

1. Global Market Overview
1.1 Current Market Landscape
1.1.1 Key Manufacturing News & Deals: 2021-Q2 2022
1.1.2 Key Launch News & Deals: 2021-Q2 2022
1.1.3 Global Satellite Orders by Region, 2021
1.1.4 Global Satellite Manufacturing Market Size by Region, 2021
1.1.5 2021 Launch Market Statistics
1.1.6 Launch Market Performance, 2019-2021
1.1.7 2021 Launch Market Statistics
1.1.8 2021 Launch Market Statistics
1.2 Emerging Trends Analysis
……1.2.1 Advantages & Challenges of Non-Imagery EO Satellites
1.2.2 Commercial Navigation Constellation Program Details
1.2.3 Space Tourism & Travel Statistics, 2021
1.2.4 Commercial Space Station Announcement Details
1.2.5 Growing In-Orbit Servicing Ecosystem
1.2.6 Moon Markets Drivers & Restraints
1.2.7 Lunar Programs Timeline, 2022-2031
1.2.8 Crew & Cargo Launch Vehicles- Current and Planned
1.3 Manufacturing and Launch Assessment
1.3.1 Recent Satellite Manufacturing Facility Announcements
1.3.2 Launch Customer Requirements
1.3.3 Launch Price by Orbit – GEO
1.3.4 Launch Price by Orbit – Non-GEO
1.3.5 Launch Type Assessment
1.4 Non-GEO constellations Market Assessment
1.4.1 Non-GEO Satellite Constellation Launches by Application
1.4.2 Non-GEO Satellite Constellation Launches by Application
1.4.3 Non-GEO Constellations Manufacturing Landscape by Application (#Satellites)
1.4.4 Non-GEO Constellations Manufacturing Landscape by Application (Constellations)
1.5 Industry Investment Trend Analysis
1.5.1 Investment & Funding in the Satellite Industry, 2021-Q2 to 2022
1.5.2 Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) in the Satellite Industry, 2021-Q2 2022
1.5.3 Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Acquisitions, 2021-Q2 2022
2. Market Forecasts
2.1 Global Market
2.1.1 Global Satellite Manufacturing & Launch Services Markets
2.1.2 Cumulative Satellite Manufacturing & Launch Revenues
2.1.3 Satellite Orders, Launches and Revenues, 2021-2031
2.1.4 Global Satellite Manufacturing Market Forecast by Region
2.1.5 Global Satellite Launch Market Forecast by Region
2.1.6 Global Forecast by Vertical
2.1.7 Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Market by Orbit
2.1.8 Satellite Orders by Orbit
2.1.9 Satellite Launches by Orbit
2.1.10 Non-GEO Constellation Launches by Application
2.1.11 Non-GEO Constellation Assessment Criteria
2.1.12 Non-GEO Constellation Likelihood to Launch by Application
2.1.13 Satellite Orders by Customer Type
2.1.14 Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Market by Customer Type
2.1.15 Satellite Launches by Customer
2.1.16 Satellite Launches
2.1.17 Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Market
2.1.18 Global Satellite Orders – Mass Distribution
2.1.19 Global Satellite Launches by Mass Category
2.1.20 Comparison of Global Satellite Manufacturing Forecasts
2.1.21 Comparison of Global Launch Services Market Size Forecasts
2.1.22 Market Size Forecasts
2.2 Communications
2.2.1 Satellite Communications Segmentation
2.2.2 Communications Segment Mission Type & Examples
2.2.3 Communication Satellite Launch Services Market Size
2.2.4 Communications Satellite Orders & Manufacturing Market Size
2.2.5 Communications Market Launches and Size
2.2.6 Commercial GEO Communications Satellite Orders
2.2.7 Commercial GEO Communications Satellite Manufacturing Market Size
2.2.8 Commercial GEO Communications Satellite Launches
2.2.9 Commercial GEO Communications Satellite Launch Services Market Size
2.2.10 Commercial Non-GEO Communications Satellite Orders
2.2.11 Commercial Non-GEO Communications Satellite Manufacturing Market Size Launches
2.2.12 Commercial Non-GEO Communications Satellite Launch Services Market Size
2.2.13 Commercial Non-GEO Communications Manufacturing Services Market Size
2.2.14 G&M Communications Satellite Orders & Manufacturing Market Size
2.2.15 G&M Communications Satellite Launch Services Market Size
2.2.16 Communication Satellite Orders by Mass Category
2.2.17 GEO Communications Satellite Launches by Mass Category
2.2.18 Non-GEO Communications Satellite Launches by Mass Category
2.2.19 Comparison of Communication Satellite Launch Forecasts
2.2.20 Comparison of Communication Launch Market Value Forecasts
2.2.21 Comparison of Communication Manufacturing Forecasts
2.3 Earth Observation
2.3.1 Earth Observation Segment Mission Type & Examples
……2.3.2 Earth Observation Satellite Orders & Manufacturing Market Size
2.3.3 Earth Observation Satellite Launch Services Market Size
2.3.4 Earth Observation Satellite Market Size, by Region
2.3.5 Commercial Non-GEO EO Satellite Orders & Manufacturing Market Size
2.3.6 GEO EO Satellite Orders & Manufacturing Market Size
2.3.7 G&M Non-GEO EO Satellite Orders & Manufacturing Market Size
2.3.8 Commercial Non-GEO EO Satellite Launch Services Market Size
2.3.9 GEO EO Satellite Launch Services Market Size
2.3.10 G&M Non-GEO EO Satellite Launch Services Market Size
2.3.11 Earth Observation Satellite Orders – Mass by Region
2.3.12 Non-GEO EO Satellite Orders by Mass Category
2.3.13 Earth Observation Satellite Launches – Mass by Region
2.3.14 Comparison of Earth Observation Manufacturing Forecasts
2.3.15 Comparison of Earth Observation Satellite Launch Forecasts
2.3.16 Comparison of Earth Observation Launch Market Value Forecasts
2.4 Science & Technology Development
2.4.1 Science & Technology Development* Segment Mass Class, Use Cases & Mission Type
2.4.2 Science & Technology Development Satellite Orders
2.4.3 Science & Technology Development Satellite Orders & Manufacturing Market Size
2.4.4 Science & Technology Development Satellite Launches
2.4.5 Science & Technology Development Satellite Launch Services Market Size
2.4.6 Science & Technology Development Satellite Launches by Mass Category
2.4.7 Science & Technology Development Satellite Orders – Mass Distribution
2.4.8 Comparison of Science & Technology Development Satellite Manufacturing Forecasts
2.4.9 Comparison of Science & Technology Development Satellite Launch Forecasts
2.5 Situational Awareness
2.5.1 Situational Awareness Segment Mass Class, Use Cases & Mission Type
2.5.2 Situational Awareness Satellite Orders & Manufacturing Market Size
2.5.3 Situational Awareness Satellite Orders
2.5.4 Situational Awareness Satellite Launches
2.5.5 Situational Awareness Satellite Launch Services Market Size
2.5.6 SA Satellite Launches by Mass Category
2.5.7 Situational Awareness Satellite Orders – Mass Distribution
2.5.8 Situational Awareness Satellite Launches – Mass Distribution
2.5.9 Comparison of Situational Awareness Satellite Manufacturing Forecasts
2.5.10 Comparison of Situational Awareness Satellite Launch Forecasts
2.5.11 Comparison of Situational Awareness Launch Market Value Forecasts ($M)
2.6 Navigation
2.6.1 Government GNSS Constellations Status & Launch
2.6.2 Navigation Satellite Launches
2.6.3 Navigation Satellite – Manufacturing Market Size
2.6.4 Navigation Satellite – Launch Services Market Size
2.6.5 Navigation GEO Satellite Launches by Mass Category
2.6.6 Navigation Satellite Launches – Mass by Region
2.6.7 Navigation Non-GEO Satellite Launches by Mass Category
2.6.8 Comparison of Navigation Satellite Manufacturing Forecasts
2.6.9 Comparison of Navigation Launch Market Value Forecasts ($M)
2.7 Crew & Cargo
2.7.1 Crew & Cargo Orders & Manufacturing Market Size
2.7.2 Crew & Cargo Launch Services Market Size
2.7.3 Crew & Cargo Mission Orders- Mass Distribution
2.7.4 Crew & Cargo Launches by Mass Category
2.8 In-Orbit Servicing/Space Situational Awareness
2.8.1 IOS/SSA Segment Mass Class, Use Cases & Mission Type
2.8.2 IOS/SSA Satellite Orders & Manufacturing Market Size
2.8.3 IOS/SSA Launch Services Market Size
2.8.4 IOS/SSA Satellite Orders
2.8.5 IOS/SSA Satellite Launches
2.8.6 IOS-SSA Cumulative Satellite Market
2.8.7 IOS/SSA Satellite Orders – Mass Distribution
2.8.8 IOS/SSA Satellite Launches by Mass Category
2.8.9 IOS/SSA Satellite Launches Services Market Size – by Mass
2.9 Others
2.9.1 Others: Mass Class, Use cases and Mission Type
2.9.2 Others Satellite Orders
2.9.3 Others Cumulative Satellite Orders
2.9.4 Others Satellite – Manufacturing Market Size
2.9.5 Others Satellite Launches
2.9.6 Others Satellite – Launch Service Market Size
2.9.7 Others Cumulative Satellite Launches
2.9.8 Others Satellite Launches by Mass Category
2.9.9 Others Satellite Orders Mass Distribution
2.9.10 Others Satellite Orders Mass Distribution
3. Bottom Line – Global Satellite Manufacturing & Launch Markets, 12th Edition
Appendix

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