The space launch services market was valued at USD 8.67 Billion in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 27.18 Billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 15.01% during the forecast period. The base year considered for the study is 2016 and the forecast period is from 2017 to 2025.

Objectives of the Study:
The objective of this study is to define, describe, segment, and forecast the space launch services market, and map the segments as well as subsegments across major regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW). Based on service type, the market has been segmented into pre-launch and post-launch services. Based on payload, the market has been segmented into satellite, human spacecraft, cargo, testing probes, and stratollite. Based on orbit, the market has been segmented into LEO, MEO, GEO, and beyond GEO. Based on launch platform, the market has been segmented into land, air, and sea. Based on launch vehicle size, the market is segmented into small lift launch vehicles (<350,000kg) and medium-to-heavy lift launch vehicles (>350,000kg). Based on end user, the market has been segmented into commercial and military & government.

The report provides an in-depth market intelligence regarding major factors, such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and industry-specific challenges influencing the growth of the market, along with analyzing micromarkets with respect to individual growth trends, future prospects, and their contribution to the space launch services market.

The report also covers competitive developments such as long-term contracts, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, new product launches and developments, and research & development activities in the space launch services market, in addition to business and corporate strategies adopted by key market players.

Research Methodology:
The research methodology used to estimate and forecast the space launch services market began with capturing data on space launch service providers, through secondary sources such as UCS Satellite Database, news articles, and journals. The price of service offerings was taken into consideration to determine the market segmentation. The bottom-up procedure was employed to arrive at the overall size of the market. After arriving at the overall market size, the total market was split into several segments and subsegments, which were verified through primary research by conducting extensive interviews with market experts, such as CEOs, VPs, directors, and executives. Data triangulation and market breakdown procedures were employed to complete the overall market engineering process and to arrive at the exact statistics for all segments and subsegments.

The ecosystem of the space launch services market comprises defense departments, satellite developers, service providers, and regulatory authorities. Antrix Corporation (India), Arianespace (France), Boeing (US), China Great Wall Industry Corporation (China), EUROCKOT (Germany), ILS International (US), Lockheed Martin (US), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (Japan), Orbital ATK (US), Space Exploration Technologies (US), Space International Services (Russia), and United Launch Alliance (US) are key players operating in the services market.

Target Audience

  • Space Launch Service Providers
  • Space Launch System Manufacturers
  • Subsystem Manufacturers
  • Technology Support Providers
  • Ministry of Defense
  • Scientific Research Centers
  • Software/Hardware/Service and Solution Providers

“The study answers several questions for stakeholders, primarily, which market segments to focus on in the next two to five years for prioritizing efforts and investments.”

Scope of the Report

  • This research report categorizes the space launch services market into the following segments and subsegments:
  • Space Launch Services Market, By Service Type
    • Pre-Launch Services
      • Launch Acquisition & Coordination
      • Management Services
      • Integration & Logistics
      • Tracking Data and Telemetry Support
      • Insurance
    • Post Launch Services
      • Launch and Early Operations Phase (LEOP)
      • Resupply Missions
      • Stabilization
      • Others
  • Space Launch Services Market, By Payload
    • Satellite
      • Small Satellite (1kg – 500kg)
        • Nanosatellite (1kg – 10kg)
        • Microsatellite (10kg – 100kg)
        • Minisatellite (100kg – 500kg)
      • Medium Satellite (501kg – 2500kg)
      • Large Satellite (>2500)
    • Human Spacecraft
    • Cargo
    • Testing Probes
    • Stratollite
  • Space Launch Services Market, By Orbit
    • LEO
      • By Payload
    • MEO
      • By Payload
    • GEO
      • By Payload
    • Beyond GEO
      • By Payload
  • Space Launch Services Market, By Launch Platform
    • Land
    • Air
    • Sea
  • Space Launch Services Market, By Launch Vehicle Size
    • Small Lift Launch Vehicles (<350,000 kg)
    • Medium-to-Heavy Lift Launch Vehicles (>350,000 kg)
  • Space Launch Services Market, By End User
    • Commercial
      • Satellite Service Providers
      • Private Companies
    • Military & Government
      • Defense Organizations
      • Space Agencies
  • Space Launch Services Market, By Region
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia Pacific
    • Rest of the World