look at the Database section by clicking on the top menu. The database includes: more than 900 operational satellites,  approximately 150 launchers,  all spaceport from where the satellites were launched,  nearly 400 key stakeholders in the sector.

Volcanic ash is awaiting Europe

April 21st, 2010

Every time we witness an impressive spectacle as the eruption of the volcano in Iceland, it is natural to speculate about our insignificance compared to the power of Nature.
In this case we have also the finding of the inadequacy of Europe as a political entity to manage the extraordinary and unforeseen emergencies. All decisions were [...]

Tags: ash cloud, eumetsat, Europe, metoffice, msg satellites, volcano in iceland
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Satellites manufacturers

April 6th, 2010

What Countries are manufacturers of orbiting satellites? In this post I include a graph for the 5 years period 2004-2008. The graph reports the number of successfully launched satellitesper year by the six major Countries (identified by main contractors). The data are from the Aerospace database in this web site.

Tags: Europe, India, Japan, People's Republic of China, Russian Federation, US
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