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Commercial Satellite Launch Service Market Analysis

  • Report ID: GMI2600
  • Published Date: Sep 2023
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Commercial Satellite Launch Service Market Analysis

Commercial Satellite Launch Service Market, By Orbit, 2021-2032, (USD Billion)

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Based on orbit, the commercial satellite launch service market is divided into GEO, MEO, LEO, and HEO. The GEO segment held over 45% in revenue share in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at a significant rate during the forecast period. The demand for communication services, such as satellite television, broadband internet, and mobile communications, continues to expand globally. GEO satellites are particularly suited for these applications due to their ability to provide consistent coverage over specific regions. The push to provide global broadband coverage, especially in underserved or remote areas, has led to the deployment of large satellite constellations in GEO. These constellations aim to deliver high-speed internet access to users around the world.

 

Developing regions, such as parts of Africa, Asia, and South America, are experiencing an increased demand for connectivity & communication services. GEO satellites can help bridge the digital divide in these areas. The proliferation of data-intensive applications including video streaming, online gaming, and cloud services is driving the need for higher data transmission capacities. GEO satellites support the data demands of these applications. Technological advancements are leading to the new applications of GEO satellites such as space tourism, space-based manufacturing, and scientific research.

 

Commercial Satellite Launch Service Market Share, By Application, (2022)

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Based on application, the commercial satellite launch service market is divided into navigation, communication, reconnaissance, weather forecasting, and remote sensing. The navigation segment accounted for a market share of over 35% in 2022. The demand for location-based services, such as navigation apps, ride-sharing, asset tracking, and geolocation-based advertising, has been consistently growing. These services rely on the accurate & reliable navigation data provided by GNSS satellites.

 

Many industries including transportation, logistics, agriculture, construction, and surveying require precise positioning information to optimize operations, enhance efficiency, and ensure safety. GNSS provides the necessary accuracy for these applications. The development of autonomous vehicles including self-driving cars, drones, and robotics relies heavily on accurate navigation data. GNSS plays a critical role in enabling the safe & effective navigation of these vehicles. The Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) are being increasingly used in agriculture for the precision farming practices including planting, irrigation, and yield monitoring. Accurate positioning data helps optimize resource utilization and improve crop yields. Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), such as GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou, aim to provide global coverage, thereby ensuring that navigation services are available around the world.

 

 U.S. Commercial Satellite Launch Service Market Size 2021-2032 (USD Billion)

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North America dominated the global commercial satellite launch service market in 2022, accounting for a share of over 38%. The growing demand for global connectivity including broadband internet access, communication, and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity has led to the rising deployment of communication satellites. This demand is fueling the need for commercial satellite launch services. The proliferation of small satellites including CubeSats, and microsatellites has transformed the satellite industry. These smaller & more affordable satellites require flexible launch options, and commercial launch providers are catering to this demand.

 

The use of satellites for Earth observation, remote sensing, and environmental monitoring is expanding across sectors including agriculture, urban planning, and disaster management. This trend is driving the need for frequent satellite launches to maintain & update satellite constellations. Government agencies and military organizations continue to rely on satellite technology for communication, reconnaissance, surveillance, and intelligence gathering. Commercial launch services provide a reliable means to deploy these satellites. North American launch providers attract those customers that are seeking reliable & efficient launch solutions. This international demand contributes to market growth.

Authors: Suraj Gujar, Deeksha Vishwakarma

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Market size for commercial satellite launch service was valued at USD 9 billion in 2022 and will register over 10% CAGR from 2023-2032 due to the rising prominence of various types of satellites, including communication, Earth observation, navigation, and scientific worldwide.

The GEO orbit segment registered over 45% share of the commercial satellite launch service industry in 2022 on account of high application scope in communication services, such as satellite television, broadband internet, and mobile communications.

North America held over 38% share of the commercial satellite launch service in 2022 owing to the growing demand for global connectivity including broadband internet access, communication, and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity in the region.

Arianespace (France), GK Launch Service (Russia), Lockheed Martin Corporation (U.S.), United Launch Alliance (ULA) (U.S.), and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) (India) are some of the major commercial satellite launch service companies worldwide.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 14
  • Tables & Figures: 236
  • Countries covered: 19
  • Pages: 250
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