Satellite-based Earth observation, 15th edition

01 September 2023 | Research

Prachi Kawade

Report | Earth Observation

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the continuously evolving global Earth observation (EO) market. This latest edition covers the entire EO value chain, offering readers an up-to-date assessment of the satellite-based EO data market. It presents a clear depiction of market evolution and a thorough analysis of the latest trends that will affect demand, both regionally and globally, over the next decade.

Comprehensive market analysis

This EO market report presents distinctive insights into seven diverse vertical markets across five key regions, examining four instrument resolutions and two types of imagery (optical and SAR). We also delve into emerging data types, including radio occultation, hyperspectral, infrared, RF monitoring, microwave, and greenhouse gas emissions. In addition, we offer an in-depth examination of revenue categorised by instrument resolution for each EO product type, covering data, value-added services (VAS), information products (IP), and big data analytics. Furthermore, we provide revenue forecasts for the EO data downlink market.

Vertical market assessment

Our report conducts a comprehensive assessment of the following verticals: defense and intelligence, managed living resources, energy and natural resources, industrial, services, public authorities and weather. We meticulously analyse and provide a 10-year revenue forecast for each vertical across all geographical regions.

Questions answered in this report

  • What will be the size of the EO market in the next decade?
  • How will each vertical market evolve?
  • What lies ahead for the EO industry, and what challenges should be anticipated?
  • What is the market share of the primary EO satellite operators?
  • Which business models are best suited for this market, and why?

Who should purchase this report

  • Satellite operators
  • Data distributors and value-added service providers
  • End-user organisations in industries including oil and gas, infrastructure, engineering, agriculture, insurance, location-based services and government departments
  • Space agencies
  • GIS providers
  • Satellite manufacturers
  • Imagery software and hardware manufacturers and resellers
  • Ground stations operators
  • Ground segment service providers
  • Banks, financial institutions and other investors
  • Strategy consulting companies
  • Environmental research organisations
  • Policymakers and regulatory bodies
  • Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and aerial platform operators

Report segmentation

  • Data
  • Value-added services
  • Information products
  • Big data
  • Data downlink

Covered in this report

  • Defense and intelligence
  • Managed living resources
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Industrial
  • Services
  • Public authorities
  • Weather
Data types and resolution
  • Optical: VHR, HR, MR, LR
  • SAR: VHR, HR, MR, LR
  • Emerging data markets: hyperspectral, TIR, others
  • Data downlink
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Middle East and Africa
  • Asia

Companies mentioned in the report

Advent International, Airbus, Arlula, Atlas Space Operations, AWS, Axelspace, Microsoft Azure, BlackSky Global, Capella Space, CloudEO, Cloudera, Descartes Labs, EarthDaily, Earth-i, e-GEOS, ESRI, GHGsat, Google, Hawkeye360, IcEye, Infostellar, ISRO/NRSC/Antrix, KARI, Kayrros, KSAT, Kuva Space, Leaf Space, Maxar, MDA, Microsoft, MS Azure, NASA, NewSpace, NGA, NOAA, NRO, Orbital Insight, Orbital Micro Systems, Pixxel, Planet, Radiant Solution, RBC Signals, Rezatec, RS Metrics, Satellite Vu, Satrec Initiative Imaging, SatSure, Skywatch, SpaceKnow, Spiral Blue, Spire, SSC, Synspective, Telespazio/e-GEOS, Telluslabs, Umbra, UP42, Ursa Space, Wyvern

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Prachi Kawade

Senior Analyst, expert in space and satellite