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Satellite-Based Earth Observation Market Prospects to 2022

Published: Sep 2013 | No Of Pages: 230 | Published By: Euroresearch & Consulting
The only source for comprehensive industry analysis & forecasts in the growing EO sector
 
Now in its 6th edition, Satellite-Based Earth Observation, Market Prospects to 2022 is the only report providing industry forecasts, assessment of business opportunities and analysis of the entire value chain for this growing segment of the satellite industry. It includes a detailed breakdown of application sectors within each region along with consolidated forecasts per application sector and per region
 
The report provides an exhaustive analysis of trends and future prospects in Earth observation:
 
Strategic Issues & Forecasts
 
  • Current and forecast market situation to 2022, full assessment of challenges, risks and growth drivers
  • Assessment of commercial opportunities including commercial data demand by data typology & sector
  • Assessment of commercial opportunities by satellite manufacturing
 
EO Data Demand
 
  • Broadened analysis of data demand and requirements: Drivers and risks for growth
  • Opportunities for data & services growth across regions
 
Detailed Value-Chain Analysis
 
  • Assessment of opportunities and challenges across the industry
  • Analysis of government investment, operators, distributors and service providers
 
Satellite Launched & Forecast
 
  • Launches from 2003-2012
  • Expected launches through 2022
  • Satellite imaging characteristics
  • Operator typology
  • Prime manufacturer/launch service provider / uncontracted satellite missions
 
Who will benefit from this report?
 
  •  Space agencies & other government entities
  • Satellite operators
  • Satellite equipment manufacturers
  • Launch services
  • Satellite service providers
  • Banks & investors
1 STRATEGIC ISSUES AND FORECASTS
 
164 EO SATELLITES LAUNCHED OVER THE LAST DECADE
Government investment driven by developing and emerging programs
Industry growth opportunities looking beyond home markets
Commercial data sales grew 7% in the last year
Data requirements vary by application
very high-resolution optical data takes up the majority of sales
Diversification of client base required to support industry healthNEW REGULATORY
 
PROPOSALS TO PROGRESS THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDUSTRY
Increased provision of information calls for regulation beyond addressing security oncerns
U.S. focus as most evolved framework
Shift in NGA strategy still leaves opportunities for commercial providers
Ten further U.S. entities have licenses to operate commercial satellites
U.S. budget pressure promotes private initiatives for meteorology supply
Other countries’ national legislation
Data policy implications for EO industry
The impact of freely available data
Data policies set independently for each satellite or typology of end user
Copernicus in transition phase from research to operations
Copernicus ownership remains an issue
U.S. export regulation relaxed
 
DRIVERS AND RISKS ALONG THE EO VALUE CHAIN
Global unrest and regional economic evelopment are supporting demand
Main risks for the EO industry 
Comparing aerial and satellite solutions
 
COMMERCIAL DATA PRICING STRATEGIES
Satellite capabilities have a direct impact on data pricing
Data pricing variation explained  
Data discounts
More governments seeking to commercialize data
 
MANUFACTURING AND COMMER IAL DATA OPPORTUNITIES EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN EMERGING MARKETS
Polarizing satellite development costs
Satellite launches to become increasingly global
Increasing data supply presents opportunities and challenges
Does the industry risk commercial oversupply?
 
02 THE INDUSTRY
 
GROWTH ACROSS THE VALUE CHAIN DESPITE A CHALLENGING ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT
Manufacturing revenues to increase by 88% over the decade
Number of EO satellites to double from one decade to the next
Tightening budgets favor the increase of lower-cost and more responsive missions
Number of countries with satellite integration capabilities continues to increase
Emerging markets present new opportunities for manufacturers
Meteorology manufacturing revenues to increase by 57%
Meteorology manufacturing revenues driven by expansion of programs
Prime manufacturers dependent on domestic meteorology programs
Leading primes concentrated in leading space nations
Manufacturing revenues in Europe to grow by 53%
North American primes increase their backlog value by 19%
China expected to increase launch rate over the next decade
CIS, South Korea, Japan, and India markets to experience strong growth
Emerging EO manufacturers build expertise through partnerships with established anufacturers
Technology transfer programs main mechanism to acquire domestic capabilities
Asian manufacturers capture a growing number of export contracts
Emerging programs support the rise of new manufacturersLAUNCH SERVICES’ REVENUES
 
TO INCREASE TO $8.7 BILLION OVER NEXT DECADE
Launch services revenues driven by domestic demand
Emerging and commercial EO satellite programs may face a launch capacity bottleneck
 
THE COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET TOTALS $1.5 BILLION IN 2012
Restructuring and diversification of commercial supply
DigitalGlobe/GeoEye merger complete
Non-U.S. government expenditure growing
End-users show preferences for different distribution mechanisms
 
CONSOLIDATED INDUSTRYFINANCIALS
Profiles of commercial operators
DigitalGlobe
Astrium
 
MDA
ImageSat
RapidEye
Deimos Imaging
DMCii
 
NEW OPERATORS POTENTIAL TO QUESTION THE EXISTING BUSINESS MODEL
Skybox Imaging
Planet Labs
Russian Gazprom to launch SMOTR constellation
Two U.S. companies hold SAR licenses
 
EMERGING OPERATORS TO DELIVER METEOROLOGY/ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
GeoMetWatch
GeoOptics
Planet IQ
 
BLURRED DIVISION BETWEEN VALUE ADDED SERVICES AND DATA DISTRIBUTION
Differing typologies of distribution agreements
Multiple motivations to sign reseller agreements
stability in distribution contract agreements
Commercial operators focus on expansion in home regions
Resellers typically offer wider geospatial services
online libraries deliver data directly to commercial users
 
VAS offered by differing actors within the supply chain
Profiles of value-adding companies
 
CIVIL GOVERNMENTS INVESTED $7.7 BILLION IN EO IN 2012
U.S. continues Landsat mission, but no direct replacements for other flagship missions
European investments equate to $1.4 billion
Commitments required to ensure Copernicus development
ESA left with limited data collection capability
European countries’ national programs push forward specializations
France’s national civil EO budget rises to support Pleiades
Italy sustains radar flagship program and technology-driven missions
Synergies with defense to potentially assist in developing Germany’s civil program
Asian countries prioritize national coverage capabilities
China launches its new high-definition EO system
Japan develops global environment and disaster prevention missions
Russia expands its fleet amidst several launch postponements
Russia revives domestic program for natural resource and disaster monitoring
Rapidly expanding programs focus on autonomy while serving operational requirements
KARI’s first SAR satellite Launched
Brazil increases technical contribution to missions
Argentina expands program through cooperation
Emerging programs developing EO capacity
Key drivers for EO capability development
More countries set to establish capabilities through technology transfer
Cost sharing enabled through dual-use systems
Italy prepares for Cosmo-Skymedsecond generation
France’s Pleiades system now fully operational
Spain’s first major EO system combines radar and optical components
Continued roll-out of EO satellites in Turkey
RCM to increase Canadian SAR data collection capabilities
 
METEOROLOGY INVESTMENT IS LED BY A FEW COUNTRIES
Leading meteorology agencies renew their fleets, increasing synergies
NOAA runs potential risk of polar-orbiting data gap
Eumetsat continues fleet renewal and strengthens Copernicus involvement
New and replenishment meteorology systems in seven other countries
 
3 SECTOR AND REGIONAL DEMAND
 
SECTOR DEMAND OVERVIEW
Only defense captures more than 10% data market share
Varying user typology for EO solutions
 
DEFENSE
Defense remains by far the most significant market for commercial EO data
EO data to support IMINT and GEOINT applications
Focus on very high-resolution, high-accuracy data
Direct access to satellite proving successful among defense users
 
NATURAL RESOURCE MONITORING
NRM applications total $120 million of commercial data market
Multiple applications based on change detection
Lower resolution data can suffice for multiple applications
Civil government at various levels the key user
 
ENERGY
Growing global demand supports EO innovations in energy
EO solutions serve applications during operations lifetime
Wide-ranging requirements for applications
Private enterprises account for majority of end-users
 
INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENGINEERING
Data sales to infrastructure and engineering totals $110 million in 2012
Applications expansion with higher-resolution data sets
Moderate to high-resolution optical data covers multiple application areas
Public and private sectors work in close cooperation
 
LOCATION-BASED SERVICES
LBS applications gaining traction
LBS intelligence applications emerging
Developing applications diversify data requirements
B2B, B2C focus in LBS
 
MARITIME OPERATIONS
Increased global shipping a driver for EO data use
Ship tracking and surveillance becoming an operational service
Key sector SAR data use
Public sector/ civil security usage
 
DISASTER MANAGEMENT
Disaster management accounts for low percentage of commercial data revenues
EO data supports entire disaster life cycle applications
Low latency and very high resolution critical factors
Disaster management efforts coordinated by international organizations
 
ENVIRONMENT MONITORING
Demand is high, though budget concerns over supply
Applications span climate variables
Strong variation in data requires specific instrumentation
Research community and the public the primary users
 
REGION OVERVIEW
North America and Europe total 70% data market, though higher growth elsewhere
 
NORTH AMERICA
Reduction U.S. defense procurement slows overall growth
North America data market forecast to reach $1.3 billion in 2022
 
UROPE
Europe growing at a slower rate
Europe data forecast to reach $500 million in 2022
Commercial data market by sector
 
LATIN AMERICA
Growing demand to support resources, infrastructure, and defense applications
Latin America data market forecast to reach $390 million in 2022
Commercial data market by sector
 
MIDDLE EAST
Defense and energy the primary demand sectors for EO data
EO demand expected to diversify, though defense still paramount
Commercial data market by sector
 
REST OF ASIA
Applications to support economic growth developing in stature
EO demand expected to diversify, though defense still paramount
 
RUSSIA AND CIS
Applications to support economic growth developing in stature
Engineering and infrastructure projects expected to further support growth
 
SOUTHEAST ASIA AND OCEANIA
Applications to support economic growth developing in stature
Overall economic development supporting EO growth
 
AFRICA
EO date market in Africa reaches $40M in 2012
Educating end-users and demonstrating cost-benefit will help drive growth
 
4 SATELLITES LAUNCHED TO 2012, PLANNED/ FORECAST TO 2022
Earth observation satellites launched to 2012, planned/ forecast to 2022
1 STRATEGIC ISSUES AND FORECAST
 
2 THE INDUSTRY
RELATIVE DATA USAGE BY SECTOR
U.S. EO REGULATORY FRAMEWORK
CURRENT U.S. COMMERCIAL EO LICENSES, SATELLITES TO BE LAUNCHED
GLOBAL / REGIONAL INITIATIVES ON OPEN DATA
SUMMARY OF DATA POLICY BY COUNTRY
KEY INDUSTRY DRIVERS BY APPLICATION AREA
INDUSTRY RISKS BY APPLICATION AREA
UAV CATEGORIES AND CHARACTERISTICS
COMPARISON OF DATA COSTS
COMPARISON OF SATELLITES’ CAPABILITIES
SUMMARY OF CURRENT AND FUTURE EO LOWER–COST / FREE DATA MISSIONS
SATELLITES TO BE LAUNCHED BY OPERATOR
TWO DECADES OF EO SATELLITES (EXCLUDING METEOROLOGY)
TWO DECADES OF METEOROLOGY SATELLITES
RECORD AND BACKLOG OF EUROPEAN MANUFACTURERS
RECORD AND BACKLOG OF NORTH AMERICAN MANUFACTURERS
RECORD AND BACKLOG OF CHINESE MANUFACTURERS
RECORD AND BACKLOG OF ASIAN AND RUSSIAN AND CIS MANUFACTURERS
EUROPEAN TTP AND / OR EXPORT MISSIONS
EMERGING MANUFACTURERS
TWO DECADES OF LAUNCH SERVICES FOR EO AND METEOROLOGY SATELLITES
LAUNCH VEHICLES AVAILABLE FOR EO AND METEOROLOGY SATELLITES
LAUNCH SERVICE PROVIDERS AND VEHICLES FOR EO AND METEOROLOGY SATELLITES
MAJOR COMMERCIAL OPERATORS’ FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE 2012
GEOEYE
DIGITALGLOBE
DIGITALGLOBEEO SATELLITES
ASTRIUM EO SATELLITES
MDA / CSA EO SATELLITES
IMAGESAT EO SATELLITES
RAPIDEYE EO SATELLITES
DEIMOS EO SATELLITES
DMCII EO SATELLITES
SKYBOXEO SATELLITES
COMMERCIAL OPERATORS’ GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS
NEW RESELLER CONTRACTS SIGNED BY OPERATORS OVER A YEAR
NEW RESELLER CONTRACTS SIGNED, TWO–YEAR COMPARISON (ASTRIUM, DIGITALGLOBE, MDA, RAPIDEYE)
TOTAL NUMBER OF RESELLER AGREEMENTS BY REGION
SAMPLE OF LEADING DATA DISTRIBUTORS
COMMERCIAL OPERATORS’ INTERNET SERVICES
UPCOMING U.S. ENVIRONMENT MONITORING SATELLITES
INVESTMENTS IN ESA’S EO PROGRAM VS NATIONAL CIVIL EO INVESTMENT (€MILLION, 2012)
COPERNICUS SERVICES
SUMMARY OF COPERNICUS FUNDING BY EC AND ESA
ESA’S UPCOMING ENVIRONMENT MONITORING SATELLITES
FUTURE NATIONAL EUROPEAN SATELLITE MISSIONS
ISRO’S AND KARI’S FUTURE SATELLITE PROGRAM
ARGENTINA’S AND BRAZIL’S FUTURE SATELLITE PROGRAM
SUMMARY OF EMERGING EO PROGRAMS
CURRENT AND FUTURE EO DUAL–USE SYSTEMS
LEADING METEOROLOGY PROGRAMS
DEVELOPING AND EMERGING METEOROLOGY PROGRAMS
 
3 SECTOR AND REGIONAL DEMAND
SUMMARY OF PRIMARY DATA REQUIREMENTS FOR KEY APPLICATIONS
DEFENSE DATA REQUIREMENTS
NATURAL RESOURCE MONITORING DATA REQUIREMENTS
ENERGY DATA REQUIREMENTS
INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENGINEERING DATA REQUIREMENTS
PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN COMMERCIAL OPERATORS AND CONTENT PROVIDERS
LBS DATA REQUIREMENTS
MARITIME OPERATIONS DATA REQUIREMENTS
DISASTER MANAGEMENT DATA REQUIREMENTS
INTERNATIONAL DISASTER CHARTER ORGANIZATION MEMBERS AND SATELLITE RESOURCES
ENVIRONMENT MONITORING APPLICATION AREAS AND SUPPORTING MISSIONS
ENVIRONMENT MONITORING DATA REQUIREMENTS
DATA SALES BY REGION 2013–2022
NORTH AMERICA COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET OVERVIEW
EUROPE COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET OVERVIEW
LATIN AMERICA COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET OVERVIEW
MIDDLE EAST COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET OVERVIEW
REST OF ASIA COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET OVERVIEW
RUSSIA AND CIS COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET OVERVIEW
SOUTHEAST ASIA AND OCEANIA COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET OVERVIEW
AFRICA COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET OVERVIEW
1 STRATEGIC ISSUES AND FORECAST
LANDSCAPE OF GOVERNMENT EARTH OBSERVATION PROGRAMS (WORLD, 2012)
EARTH OBSERVATION COMMERCIAL DATA SALES: OPTICAL AND RADAR (WORLD, 2003–2012)
EARTH OBSERVATION COMMERCIAL DATA SALES BY USER (WORLD, 2003–2012)
EARTH OBSERVATION DATA PRICES: OPTICAL
EARTH OBSERVATION DATA PRICES: OPTICAL AND SAR COMPARISON
EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITES LAUNCHED (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECASTS TO 2022)
OPTICAL AND RADAR COMMERCIAL HIGH–RESOLUTION OPERATIONAL SATELLITES BASED ON ANTICIPATED LIFESPANS (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECASTS TO 2022)
EARTH OBSERVATION DATA SALES: OPTICAL AND RADAR (WORLD, 2003–2012, AND FORECAST TO 2022)
EARTH OBSERVATION DATA SALES: OPTICAL AND RADAR (WORLD, 2003–2012, AND FORECAST TO 2022)
EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITES TO BE LAUNCHED BY OPERATOR TYPE (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECAST TO 2022)
EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITES MANUFACTURING MARKET VALUE: DISTRIBUTION BY OPERATOR TYPE (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECAST TO 2022)
 
2 THE INDUSTRY
EARTH OBSERVATION VALUE CHAIN, 2012
EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITES MANUFACTURING VALUES: DISTRIBUTION OF MISSIONS BY PRICE RANGE (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECASTS TO 2022)
EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITES MANUFACTURING VALUES: DISTRIBUTION BY REGION OF SATELLITE OWNERSHIP (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECASTS TO 2022)
EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITES MANUFACTURING VALUES: DISTRIBUTION BY REGION OF PRIME CONTRACTOR (WORLD, 2003–2012 ANDFORECASTS TO 2022)
EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITES MANUFACTURING VALUES: DISTRIBUTION BY PRIME CONTRACTOR (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECASTSTO 2022)
METEOROLOGY SATELLITES MANUFACTURING VALUES: DISTRIBUTION BY REGION OF SATELLITE OWNERSHIP (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECASTS TO 2022)
METEOROLOGY SATELLITES MANUFACTURING VALUES: DISTRIBUTION BY REGION OF PRIME CONTRACTOR (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECASTS TO 2022)
METEOROLOGY SATELLITES MANUFACTURING VALUES: DISTRIBUTION BY PRIME CONTRACTOR(WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECASTS TO 2022)
GEO EARTH OBSERVATION AND METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES LAUNCH SERVICES: DISTRIBUTION BY LAUNCH SERVICE PROVIDER (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECAST TO 2022)
LEO EARTH OBSERVATION AND METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES LAUNCH SERVICES: DISTRIBUTION BY LAUNCH SERVICE PROVIDER (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECAST TO 2022)
COMMERCIALLY OPERATED SATELLITES (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECAST TO 2022)
GOVERNMENT OPERATED SATELLITES WITH COMMERCIAL DATA (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECAST TO 2022)
EARTH OBSERVATION COMMERCIAL DATA: DISTRIBUTORS BY REGION (WORLD, 2012)
EARTH OBSERVATION COMMERCIAL DATA: DATA DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS BYREGION (WORLD, 2012)
TOP FIVE BUDGETS FOR EARTH OBSERVATION PROGRAMS (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECAST TO 2016)
EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITES FROM EMERGING / IN–DEVELOPMENT SPACE PROGRAMS (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECAST TO 2022)
TOP TWO BUDGETS FOR METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITE PROGRAMS (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECAST TO 2016)
METEOROLOGY SATELLITES (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECAST TO 2022)
 
3 SECTOR AND REGIONAL DEMAND
OVERVIEW COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET BY SECTOR
EARTH OBSERVATION COMMERCIAL DATA: DEMAND BY SECTOR (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECAST TO 2022)
DEFENSE COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET BY REGION
NATURAL RESOURCE MONITORING COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET BY REGION
ENERGY COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET BY REGION
INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENGINEERING COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET BY REGION
LOCATION BASED SERVICES COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET BY REGION
MARITIME OPERATIONS COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET BY REGION
DISASTER MANAGEMENT COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET BY REGION
EARTH OBSERVATION COMMERCIAL DATA: DEMAND BY REGION
OVERVIEW COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET BY REGION
EARTH OBSERVATION COMMERCIAL DATA: DEMAND BY REGION (WORLD, 2003–2012 AND FORECAST TO 2022)
NORTH AMERICA COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET BY SECTOR
EUROPE COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET BY SECTOR
LATIN AMERICA COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET BY SECTOR
MIDDLE EAST COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET BY SECTOR
REST OF ASIA COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET BY SECTOR
RUSSIA AND CIS COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET BY SECTOR
SOUTHEAST ASIA AND OCEANIA COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET BY SECTOR
AFRICA COMMERCIAL DATA MARKET BY SECTOR
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