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Small Satellite Market by Type (Nanosatellite, Microsatellite, Minisatellite), End User (Civil, Defense, Commercial), Application (Earth Observation & Meteorology, Communication, Scientific Research & Exploration), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022

Small Satellite Market by Type (Nanosatellite, Microsatellite, Minisatellite), End User (Civil, Defense, Commercial), Application (Earth Observation & Meteorology, Communication, Scientific Research & Exploration), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022

“Satellite miniaturization, and decline in development as well as launching cost are expected to drive the small satellite market”
The small satellite market is estimated to be USD 2.92 billion in 2017 and is projected to reach USD 7.53 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 20.83% during the forecast period. Key factors such as proposed development of satellite networks to provide internet access to areas without broadband connectivity and satellite miniaturization are expected to fuel the growth of the small satellite market. However, factors such as lack of dedicated launch vehicles and design-related limitations may act as restraints for growth of the small satellite market.

“Based on type, the minisatellite segment is expected to lead the small satellite market while the nanosatellite segment is projected to grow at the highest rate during the forecast period”
Based on type, the minisatellite segment is estimated to lead the small satellite market during the forecast period. These satellites are used in various applications such as telecommunication, earth observation & meteorology, scientific research & exploration, mapping & navigation, and surveillance & security. The nanosatellite segment is projected to witness the highest growth. Low mission cost of nanosatellites has led to the adoption of these small satellites in the defense sector.

“Based on end user, the commercial segment is expected to lead the small satellite market during the forecast period”
Based on end user, the commercial segment is estimated to lead the small satellite market during the forecast period, followed by the civic segment. Small satellites help commercial companies to gather global real-time data and distribute it at a surprisingly low price to their customers across a wide geographic area. Furthermore, advancements in terrestrial computing and the satellites ability to communicate with one another have helped to enhance small satellites’ usefulness in scientific research.

“North America is estimated to account for the largest share of the small satellite market in 2017”
North America led the small satellite market in 2016. The rising demand for small satellites in the defense sector is due to their use for surveillance activities, which ensures continued access to real-time data. The small satellite market in North America is expected to account for largest market share in 2017.

Break-up of profiles of primary participants in this report:
• By Company Type: Tier 1 – 35%, Tier 2 – 45%, and Tier 3 – 20%
• By Designation: C Level – 35%, Director Level – 25%, Others – 40%
• By Region: North America - 45%, Europe – 20%, Asia-Pacific – 30%, RoW – 5%

Key players profiled in the small satellite market report include Sierra Nevada Corporation (U.S.), Planet Labs (U.S.), Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (U.K.), Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (U.S.), Airbus Defense and Space (France), and Singapore Technologies Engineering Limited (Singapore), among others.

Research Coverage
The study segments the small satellite market on the basis of type, end user, and application, and maps these segments and subsegments across major regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW. On the basis of type, the small satellite market has been segmented into nanosatellite, microsatellite, and minisatellite. On the basis of end user, the small satellite market has been segmented into civil, defense, and commercial. Based on application, the small satellite market has been segmented into earth observation & meteorology, communication, surveillance & security, scientific research & exploration, and mapping & navigation. The report provides in-depth market intelligence regarding market dynamics and major factors such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and industry-specific challenges influencing the growth of the small satellite market, along with analyzing micromarkets with respect to individual growth trends, future prospects, and their contribution to the small satellite market.

Reasons to buy this report:
From an insight perspective, this research report has focused on various levels of analyses — industry analysis (industry trends), market share analysis of top players, supply chain analysis, and company profiles, which together comprise and discuss basic views on competitive landscape, emerging and high growth segments of the small satellite market, high growth regions, and market drivers, restraints, and opportunities.

The report provides insights on the following pointers:
• Market Penetration: Comprehensive information on small satellite offerings by top players in the market

• Product Development/Innovation: Detailed insights on upcoming technologies, research & development activities, and new product launches in the small satellite market

• Market Development: Comprehensive information about lucrative markets – the report analyzes the market for small satellite across regions

• Market Diversification: Exhaustive information about new products, untapped geographies, recent developments, and investments in the small satellite market

• Competitive Assessment: In-depth assessment of market shares, strategies, products, and manufacturing capabilities of leading players in the small satellite market


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • STUDY SCOPE
      • MARKETS COVERED
      • REGIONAL SCOPE
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY & PRICING
    • STUDY LIMITATIONS
    • MARKET STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • DEMAND AND SUPPLY SIDE ANALYSIS
      • INTRODUCTION
      • DEMAND-SIDE INDICATORS
      • SUPPLY-SIDE INDICATORS
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • INCREASING INVESTMENTS IN THE SMALL SATELLITE MARKET TO OFFER SEVERAL UNTAPPED AND UNEXPLORED OPPORTUNITIES
    • EUROPE: SMALL SATELLITE MARKET, BY TYPE
    • SMALL SATELLITE MARKET, BY TYPE
    • SMALL SATELLITE MARKET, BY END USER
    • SMALL SATELLITE MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • SMALL SATELLITE MARKET, BY REGION
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
      • MARKET EVOLUTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • BY TYPE
        • Table SMALL SATELLITE MARKET, BY TYPE
      • BY END USER
        • Table SMALL SATELLITE MARKET, BY END USER
      • BY APPLICATION
        • Table SMALL SATELLITE MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
      • RESTRAINTS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
      • CHALLENGES
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • SUPPLY CHAIN
    • TECHNOLOGY TRENDS
      • USE OF SMALL SATELLITES TO PROVIDE ENHANCED SPACE IMAGERY
      • DEVELOPMENT OF SMALL SATELLITE CONSTELLATIONS TO ENHANCE COMMUNICATION
      • DEVELOPMENT OF DEDICATED LAUNCH VEHICLES FOR SMALL SATELLITES
      • DEVELOPMENT OF SMALL SATELLITES USING ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING PROCESS
      • INCREASED DEMAND FOR HOSTED PAYLOADS
    • EMERGING TRENDS
      • TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS IN EARTH OBSERVATION SERVICES
      • SPACE DEBRIS REMOVAL
      • TECHNICAL EVOLUTION IN PICO & FEMTO SATELLITES
    • VENTURE CAPITAL FUNDING
      • Table VC FUNDING COMPANIES IN THE SATELLITE INDUSTRY (2015-2016)
      • INNOVATION & PATENT REGISTRATIONS
        • Table INNOVATION & PATENT REGISTRATIONS, 2010-2015
  • SMALL SATELLITE MARKET, BY TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • NANOSATELLITE
      • Table NANOSATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • MICROSATELLITE
      • Table MICROSATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • MINISATELLITE
      • Table MINISATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
  • SMALL SATELLITE MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • EARTH OBSERVATION & METEOROLOGY
      • Table SMALL SATELLITE MARKET IN EARTH OBSERVATION & METEOROLOGY, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • COMMUNICATION
      • Table SMALL SATELLITE MARKET IN COMMUNICATION, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH & EXPLORATION
      • Table SMALL SATELLITE MARKET IN SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH & EXPLORATION, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • SURVEILLANCE & SECURITY
      • Table SMALL SATELLITE MARKET IN SURVEILLANCE & SECURITY, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • MAPPING & NAVIGATION
      • Table SMALL SATELLITE MARKET IN MAPPING & NAVIGATION, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
  • SMALL SATELLITE MARKET, BY END USER
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • CIVIL
      • Table SMALL SATELLITE MARKET FOR CIVIL, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • COMMERCIAL
      • Table SMALL SATELLITE MARKET FOR COMMERCIAL, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • DEFENSE
      • Table SMALL SATELLITE MARKET FOR DEFENSE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
  • SMALL SATELLITE MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • BY TYPE
        • Table NORTH AMERICA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • BY APPLICATION
        • Table NORTH AMERICA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • BY END USER
        • Table NORTH AMERICA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COUNTRY
        • Table NORTH AMERICA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.S. SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.S. SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CANADA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CANADA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • EUROPE
      • BY TYPE
        • Table EUROPE SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • BY APPLICATION
        • Table EUROPE SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • BY END USER
        • Table EUROPE SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COUNTRY
        • Table EUROPE SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table RUSSIA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table RUSSIA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table FRANCE SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table FRANCE SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.K. SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.K. SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table GERMANY SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table GERMANY SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ITALY SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ITALY SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF EUROPE SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF EUROPE SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • BY TYPE
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • BY APPLICATION
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • BY END USER
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COUNTRY
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CHINA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CHINA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table JAPAN SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table JAPAN SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table INDIA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table INDIA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SOUTH KOREA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SOUTH KOREA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • REST OF THE WORLD (ROW)
      • BY TYPE
        • Table ROW SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • BY APPLICATION
        • Table ROW SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • BY END USER
        • Table ROW SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • BY REGION
        • Table ROW SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table THE MIDDLE EAST SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table THE MIDDLE EAST SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SOUTH AMERICA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SOUTH AMERICA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table AFRICA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table AFRICA SMALL SATELLITE MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • VENDOR DIVE OVERVIEW
      • VANGUARDS
      • INNOVATORS
      • DYNAMIC
      • EMERGING
    • COMPETITIVE BENCHMARKING
      • BUSINESS STRATEGIES ADOPTED BY MAJOR PLAYERS IN THE SMALL SATELLITE MARKET
      • ANALYSIS OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO OF MAJOR PLAYERS IN THE SMALL SATELLITE MARKET
    • MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS OF SMALL SATELLITE MARKET
  • COMPANY PROFILE
    • SIERRA NEVADA CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
    • SINGAPORE TECHNOLOGIES ENGINEERING LIMITED
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SURREY SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
    • PLANET LABS INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
    • AIRBUS DEFENSE AND SPACE
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SPACE EXPLORATION TECHNOLOGIES CORP. (SPACE X)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
    • BOEING
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • THALES ALENIA SPACE
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
    • MILLENNIUM SPACE SYSTEMS INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
    • LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • GEOOPTICS INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
    • ONEWEB LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
    • OHB AG
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
    • HARRIS CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
    • SPIRE GLOBAL INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
    • AEROSPACE CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
    • ORBITAL ATK
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
    • SPACE SYSTEMS LORAL
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS SCORECARD
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY SCORECARD
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
  • APPENDIX
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS' SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATION
    • RELATED REPORTS
    • AUTHOR DETAILS

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