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Satellite-Based Earth Observation (EO), 15th Edition

PUBLISHED: September 2023

Available Licenses: Corporate: $8,995

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

NSR’s industry-leading Satellite-Based Earth Observation, 15th edition (EO15) report provides a comprehensive analysis of the continuously evolving global EO market. This latest edition covers the entire EO value chain, offering readers an up-to-date assessment of the satellite-based EO data market. It presents clear depiction of market evolution and a thorough analysis of the latest trends set to impact demand, both regionally and globally, over the next decade.

Comprehensive Market Analysis

NSR’s EO market report presents distinctive insights into seven diverse vertical markets across five key regions, examining four instrument resolutions and two types of imagery (optical and SAR). We also delve into emerging data types, including radio occultation, hyperspectral, infrared, RF monitoring, microwave, and greenhouse gas emissions. In addition, we offer an in-depth examination of revenues categorized by instrument resolution for each EO product type, covering Data, Value-Added Services (VAS), Information Products (IP), and Big Data analytics. Furthermore, we provide revenue forecasts for the EO Data Downlink market.

Vertical Market Assessment

Our report conducts a comprehensive assessment of the following verticals: Defense & Intelligence, Managed Living Resources, Energy & Natural Resources, Industrial, Services, Public Authorities, and Weather. We meticulously analyze and provide a 10-year revenue forecast for each vertical across all regions.

Key Questions Addressed
  • What will be the size of the EO market in the next decade?
  • How will each vertical market evolve?
  • What lies ahead for the EO industry, and what challenges should be anticipated?
  • What is the market share of the primary EO satellite operators?
  • Which business models are best suited for this market, and why?
Who Should Purchase this report?
  • Satellite Operators
  • Data Distributors and Value-Added Service Providers
  • End-User Organizations spanning Oil & Gas, Infrastructure, Engineering, Agriculture, Insurance, Location-based Services, and government departments
  • Space Agencies
  • GIS Providers
  • Satellite Manufacturers
  • Imagery Software and Hardware Manufacturers and Resellers
  • Ground Stations Operators
  • Ground Segment Service Providers
  • Banks, Financial Institutions, and Other Investors
  • Strategy Consulting Companies
  • Environmental Research Organizations
  • Policymakers and Regulatory Bodies
  • UAVs & Aerial Platform Operators
Discover the NSR Advantage

At NSR, we set the industry standard for comprehensive, meticulously segmented coverage. Our market forecasts are the result of years of research, employing a rigorous bottom-up approach, and validated through extensive interviews and analysis. We’re known for pioneering several industry milestones, such as being the first to introduce Weather as a distinct vertical, Big Data Analytics as a dedicated product segment, and non-imaging opportunities. We also led the way by completely segmenting the market by resolution and including ground segment services revenues.

EO15, our latest offering, represents a wealth of insights that will empower smarter decision-making and facilitate long-term strategic planning for stakeholders across the entire value chain. Experience the NSR difference and stay ahead in the ever-evolving Earth Observation market.

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Covered in this report:
  • 7 verticals
    • Defense and Intelligence
    • Managed Living Resources
    • Energy and Natural Resources
    • Industrial
    • Services
    • Public Authorities
    • Weather
  • Data Types and Resolutions
    • Optical: VHR, HR, MR, LR
    • SAR: VHR, HR, MR, LR
    • Emerging Data Markets: Hyperspectral, TIR, Others
    • Data Downlink
  • Regions Covered:
    • North America (NAM)
    • Latin America (LAM)
    • Europe (EU)
    • Middle East and Africa (MEA)
    • Asia (Asia)
Report Segmentation
  • Data
  • Value Added Services (VAS)
  • Information Products
  • Big Data
  • Data Downlink
Companies mentioned in the report:

Advent International, Airbus, Arlula, Atlas Space Operations, AWS, Axelspace, Microsoft Azure, BlackSky Global, Capella Space, CloudEO, Cloudera, Descartes Labs, EarthDaily, Earth-i, e-GEOS, ESRI, GHGsat, Google, Hawkeye360, IcEye, Infostellar, ISRO/NRSC/Antrix, KARI, Kayrros, KSAT, Kuva Space, Leaf Space, Maxar, MDA, Microsoft, MS Azure, NASA, NewSpace, NGA, NOAA, NRO, Orbital Insight, Orbital Micro Systems, Pixxel, Planet, Radiant Solution, RBC Signals, Rezatec, RS Metrics, Satellite Vu, Satrec Initiative Imaging, SatSure, Skywatch, SpaceKnow, Spiral Blue, Spire, SSC, Synspective, Telespazio/e-GEOS, Telluslabs, Umbra, UP42, Ursa Space, Wyvern

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Table of Contents

List of Exhibits

About this report

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Worldwide trends
    1. Global: Defense & Intelligence and Public Authorities continue to be major demand drivers
    2. Global: Data continues to drive majority of the demand, while downstream solution such as IP and Big data are rapidly growing segments
    3. Global: HR is expected to be major revenue driver throughout the timeline, However VHR is growing in adoption with Gov/Mil players being major adopters
    4. Worldwide: North America and EU together will account for over 70% of the total Earth Observation via Satellite revenues between 2022-2032
  3. Technology and Market trends
    1. Market Landscape
    2. Market Demand
    3. EO Market Trends by Sensor Type
    4. Cloud for EO downlink
    5. Emerging Technologies
    6. Operators Market Share –  Competitive Analysis
    7. Supply: Optical, SAR and Non-Imagery
    8. Business models are transitioning to more subscription-based, cloud-access, platforms & marketplaces, as data pipelines become more established and competitive
    9. EO market landscape offers multiple business models across varied pricing matrix
  4. Appendix
    1. Defense & Intelligence
    2. Managed Living Resources
    3. Energy & Natural Resources
    4. Industrial
    5. Services
    6. Public Authorities
    7. Weather
    8. Data Downlink
    9. Definitions and Overview – Regions and Verticals
    10. Segment Definitions
    11. Definition – Instruments, Resolution
    12. Definitions – Acronyms
  5. About the authors and Analysys Mason
    1. About the authors
    2. Global leaders in TMT management consulting
    3. Our research services
    4. Our areas of expertise

List of Exhibits

  1. Executive Summary
    1. Global satellite-Based EO Market by Segment
  2. Worldwide trends
    1. Global Satellite-Based EO Market, by Vertical
    2. Global Satellite-Based EO Market, by Segment
    3. EO Market by Instrument Resolution
    4. Earth Observation Market Cumulative Revenues by region, 2022-2032
  3. Technology and Market trends
    1. EO Market Landscape
    2. EO Market Demand
    3. EO Market Trends by Sensor Type
    4. EO Data Downlink Cloud-based Services Market and Revenues Flow
    5. Emerging EO Technologies
    6. Satellite Operators Market Share Revenues, 2022
    7. Satellite Operators Market Share-HR, 2022
    8. EO Constellation Satellite Launches by Sensor Type
    9. EO Products Pricing Matrix
  4. Appendix
    1. Global Defense & Intelligence Market by Segment
    2. Global Defense & Intelligence Market by Region
    3. Defense & Intelligence – Comparison With Previous Forecasts
    4. Global Managed Living Resources Market by Segment
    5. Global Managed Living Resources Market by Region
    6. Managed Living Resources – Comparison With Previous Forecasts
    7. Global Energy & Natural Resources Market by Segment
    8. Global Energy & Natural Resources Market by Region
    9. Energy & Natural Resources – Comparison With Previous Forecasts
    10. Global Industrial Market by Segment
    11. Global Industrial Market by Region
    12. Industrial – Comparison With Previous Forecasts
    13. Global Services Market by Segment
    14. Global Services Market by Region
    15. Services – Comparison With Previous Forecasts
    16. Global Public Authorities Market by Segment
    17. Global Public Authorities Market by Region
    18. Public Authorities – Comparison With Previous Forecasts
    19. Global Weather Market by Segment
    20. Global Weather Market by Region
    21. Weather – Comparison With Previous Forecasts
    22. Data Traffic: EO Space Data Downlink, by Satellite Operator Type
    23. Service Revenues: EO Space Data Downlink, by Satellite Operator Type
    24. Service Revenues: EO Space Data Downlink, by Satellite Operator Region
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