News from Space Economy
Entrepreneurs, fledgling firms and established space
companies are to receive a boost with the launch of the European Centre for
Space Economy and Commerce.
The ESA centre aims to create jobs and prosperity in Europe
by fostering a fertile envi...
The OECD Space Forum launches second phase of research opportunity for students and academics on the Economics of Space Sustainability [May/2022]
The OECD Space Forum is initiating
the second stage of the Value and Sustainability of Space based Infrastructure
project. The Space Forum team is seeking involvement from students and
academics in disciplines such as economics, engineering, and c...
The European Association of Remote Sensing
Companies (EARSC) published its findings about the possible contribution of
Copernicus Sentinels data to environmental compliance assurance. This contribution
is analysed based on Sentinel data used acros...
is a central tool for policymakers to provide information on the outcomes of
policy and regulation. At the end of 2021, the European Commission reconfirmed the
importance of the tool by providing an updated version of its framewo...
Director General Josef Aschbacher announced the creation of the European Centre
for Space Economy and Commerce (ECSECO). The main objective of the ECSECO is to
provide a European platform for interdisciplinary discussions and research on
On 1 March 2022 ESA and Eurostat organised a
workshop in cooperation with their Member States’ Delegations, and National
Statistical Offices to explore the possibility of setting up a European Space
Economy Satellite Account.
The objective of...
In January 2022, the EU Agency
for the Space Programme (EUSPA) published the first edition of the Earth
Observation (EO) and Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) market report. The
report presents market sizes (units) and revenues (euros) con...
BEA’s “Estimating the United States Space Economy Using Input-Output Frameworks” displays sector insights following the creation of U.S. space economy satellite account [Feb/2022]
The U.S. Bureau of Economic
Analysis (BEA) published a study in the space policy journal concerning insights
from its new space economy satellite account. It measures the impact on the
U.S. economy coming from space-related goods/services producti...
The European Commission publishes the 2021 Edition of its Better Regulation Guidelines and Toolbox [Jan/2022]
assessment is a crucial tool for policymakers to generate and analyse reliable
information on the impacts of policy and regulation. To provide consistent and
comparable outputs, the European Commission is providing a framework that helps
ESPI Yearbook 2020 – Monitoring the development of the European space policy in a global context [Dec/2021]
In June 2021, the
European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) published its annual Yearbook. It
provides an examination of the main trends and developments in the space
sector, space policy, and space programmes over the past year. Implementing a
ESA Technology Transfer Success Story - Using space heritage to enhance next generation aircraft [Dec/2021]
The bulkhead concept, which is part of the layers protecting
satellites on Ariane 5 and 6, has generated a spin-off for aircraft by Airbus Defence &
Space. Together with ESA’s Technology Transfer and Patent Office (TTPO) and
CiTD, this techn...
In November 2021
the European Association of Remote Sensing Companies (EARSC) organized a
virtual workshop on “the story of how Copernicus benefits European citizens”.
It showcased quantitative evidence from the Sentinels Benefits Study (SeBS)on
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