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Earth Observation Industry Buoyant Despite Challenging Economic Environment

January 17, 2012

Earth Observation Industry Buoyant Despite Challenging Economic Environment

By Adam Keith, Euroconsult (www.euroconsult-ec.com), Montreal. The upswing in Earth observation (EO) satellite capacity looks set to continue, matching growing commercial and political demand for EO data, services and supporting missions. In total, 111 satellites were launched for EO, excluding meteorology, between 2001 and 2010 from 26 countries, including commercial missions, compared with 251 satellites