ESPInsights is a quarterly publication providing the reader with a synthetic overview of major developments in the global space sector on the covered period and embeds useful links to official documents, public reports, web articles or conference websites for further details on the topic.

This fourth issue, covering the fourth quarter of 2019, ESPInsights looks into:

  • Space Policy and Programmes: a focus on the outcomes of the ESA Ministerial Council Space19+, and important space policy developments (political decisions, institutional affairs, public budgets, and programmatic plans) in the World by country and region
  • Space Economy and Finance: a look Lloyd's report on the relationship between new space and the insurance market, as well as the GSA GNSS Market Report Issue 6, statistics and information on space markets and industry results as well as major investment and contractual deals in the space sector
  • Space Industry and Innovation: the major industrial announcements and developments, notably the evolution of the SATCOM market with the development of mega-constellations and the endeavours of traditional operators.
  • Space Activity Overview: the quarterly statistics from the ESPI space activity database, with key indicators and graphs, a launch log and space mission highlights



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