Lunar markets, 4th edition

15 March 2024 | Research

Prachi Kawade | Dafni Christodoulopoulou

Report | PPTX and PDF (20 slides); Excel

"Commercial players will be able to establish a strong position in the lunar market by implementing a robust government-oriented strategy and focusing on transportation and infrastructure missions."


This report analyses lunar market opportunities across eight applications: crewed missions, communication, infrastructure, remote sensing, robotics, science and technology, transportation and other. It describes how a four-phase development timeline will unfold over the next 10 years and examines how the lunar market will develop. It also offers recommendations on strategic market positioning.

Questions answered in this report

  • What is the total lunar market opportunity between 2023 and 2033?
  • Who are the key players in lunar market landscape?
  • What is the role of commercial players in the lunar economy and what is the size of their opportunity compared to that of government and military players?
  • What is the impact of key government programmes on the lunar economy?
  • How is the market demand changing with different phases of market evolution?

Who should read this report

  • Space agencies
  • Insurance brokers/providers
  • Investors and financial institutions
  • Government agencies
  • Satellite operators, manufacturers and integrators
  • Lunar services providers
  • Launch vehicle manufacturers
  • Launch brokers and integrators
  • Sub-system and component manufacturers
  • Ground systems manufacturers and service providers
  • Regulatory agencies and policy makers
  • Data analytics companies

Covered in this report

  • A thorough assessment of the developing lunar orbit and surface applications markets
  • A detailed study of emerging and existing applications within this market, each segmented into two customer types (commercial and government/military)
  • Forecast based on application types
  • Market and revenue forecast based on commercial addressable demand

Report segmentation

Customer type

  • Commercial
  • Government/military


Application type

  • Communications
  • Science and technology
  • Infrastructure
  • Crewed
  • Robotics
  • Transportation
  • Remote sensing
  • Other

Mission type

  • Orbiter
  • Lander
  • Rover
  • Return


Geographical region

  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
  • Middle East and Africa


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Prachi Kawade

Senior Analyst, expert in space and satellite