1 INTRODUCTION 14
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 14
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 14
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 15
1.3.1 MARKET SEGMENTATION 15
1.4 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 16
1.5 CURRENCY 16
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 17

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 18
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 18
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 19
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 19
2.1.2.1 Breakdown of primaries 20
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 20
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 22
2.3 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 23
2.4 LIMITATIONS 23

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 24

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 28
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE NANOSATELLITE AND MICROSATELLITE MARKET 28
4.2 NANOSATELLITE AND MICROSATELLITE MARKET, BY COMPONENT 28
4.3 NANOSATELLITE AND MICROSATELLITE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 29
4.4 NANOSATELLITE AND MICROSATELLITE MARKET, BY VERTICAL AND REGION 30
4.5 NANOSATELLITE AND MICROSATELLITE MARKET, BY REGION 30

5 MARKET OVERVIEW AND INDUSTRY TRENDS 31
5.1 INTRODUCTION 31
5.2 EVOLUTION 31
5.3 NANOSATELLITE AND MICROSATELLITE ARCHITECTURE 32
5.4 MARKET DYNAMICS 33
5.4.1 DRIVERS 33
5.4.1.1 Low manufacturing cost of miniature satellites 33
5.4.1.2 High demand for miniature satellites in earth observation applications 34
5.4.1.3 Increased investments in nanosatellite & microsatellite technologies 34
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5.4.2 RESTRAINTS 34
5.4.2.1 Implementation of regulations for an increasing number of satellites being launched 34
5.4.3 OPPORTUNITIES 35
5.4.3.1 Internet access to areas without broadband connectivity 35
5.4.3.2 Advancements in space technologies 35
5.4.3.3 Increased demand for satellites in various application areas 35
5.4.4 CHALLENGES 36
5.4.4.1 Lack of dedicated launch vehicles to launch miniature satellites into space 36
5.4.4.2 Issues related to space debris 36

6 NANOSATELLITE AND MICROSATELLITE MARKET, BY COMPONENT 37
6.1 INTRODUCTION 38
6.2 HARDWARE 39
6.3 SOFTWARE AND DATA PROCESSING 39
6.4 SERVICE 40
6.5 LAUNCH SERVICE 40

7 NANOSATELLITE AND MICROSATELLITE MARKET, BY MASS 42
7.1 INTRODUCTION 43
7.2 1 KG–10 KG (NANOSATELLITE) 44
7.3 11 KG–100 KG (MICROSATELLITE) 44

8 NANOSATELLITE AND MICROSATELLITE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 46
8.1 INTRODUCTION 47
8.2 COMMUNICATION 48
8.3 EARTH OBSERVATION AND REMOTE SENSING 48
8.4 SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH 49
8.5 BIOLOGICAL EXPERIMENT 50
8.6 TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATION AND VERIFICATION 51
8.7 ACADEMIC TRAINING 51
8.8 MAPPING AND NAVIGATION 52
8.9 RECONNAISSANCE 53

9 NANOSATELLITE AND MICROSATELLITE MARKET, BY VERTICAL 54
9.1 INTRODUCTION 55
9.2 GOVERNMENT 56
9.3 CIVIL 56
9.4 COMMERCIAL 57
9.5 DEFENSE 58
9.6 ENERGY & INFRASTRUCTURE 58
9.7 MARITIME & TRANSPORTATION 59

10 REGIONAL ANALYSIS 60
10.1 INTRODUCTION 61
10.2 NORTH AMERICA 63
10.3 EUROPE 67
10.4 ASIA-PACIFIC (APAC) 71
10.5 REST OF THE WORLD (ROW) 73

11 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 76
11.1 INTRODUCTION 76
11.1.1 VANGUARDS 76
11.1.2 INNOVATORS 76
11.1.3 DYNAMIC 76
11.1.4 EMERGING 76
11.2 COMPETITIVE BENCHMARKING 78
11.2.1 PRODUCT OFFERINGS 78
11.2.2 BUSINESS STRATEGIES 79

12 COMPANY PROFILES 80
(Business Overview, Product Offerings & Business Strategies, Key Insights, Recent Developments, MnM View)*
12.1 RUAG GROUP 80
12.2 CLYDE SPACE, INC. 84
12.3 GS SWEDEN AB (GOMSPACE) 87
12.4 SIERRA NEVADA CORPORATION 91
12.5 TYVAK INC. 95
12.6 LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 98
12.7 RAYTHEON COMPANY 102
12.8 PLANET LABS, INC. 106
12.9 INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS IN SPACE 109
12.10 SPACEQUEST LTD. 112
*Details on Business Overview, Product Offerings & Business Strategies, Key Insights, Recent Developments, MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

13 KEY INNOVATORS 115
13.1 SKY AND SPACE GLOBAL LTD. 115
13.2 KEPLER COMMUNICATION, INC. 115
13.3 ELSE SA 116
13.4 AXELSPACE CORPORATION 116
13.5 DAURIA AEROSPACE 116

14 APPENDIX 117
14.1 INDUSTRY EXPERTS 117
14.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 118
14.3 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 122
14.4 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 124
14.5 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 125
14.6 RELATED REPORTS 125
14.7 AUTHOR DETAILS 126
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