Northern Sky Research

The Bottom Line

Archive: December 2011 (X)

  • NSR’s most recent research on the Earth Observation (EO) market confirmed the importance of government funding for both the supply and the demand side of the business.  In its Global Satellite-Based Earth Observation, 3rd Edition report, NSR found that 69% of commercial EO satellite operators’ revenues came from government and military users with close to half of these from North America and Europe. As those two regions are now crippled by debt restructuring, lower financial ratings and…