Publications in: Exploration and Infrastructure

The Case for Space 2015 – July 2015

Subsector:Exploration and Infrastructure
Published: 14 July, 2015
Document type:Report

The UK space industry’s annual value grew to £11.8 billion in 2012-13, having grown at an average compound rate of 8.6% year-on-year since 2008-09, with a productivity some 3 times the UK average, according to The Case for Space 2015 report produced by London Economics and launched 14th July at the UK Space Conference. The […]

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Finance and Commercial ‘NewSpace’ Opportunities: A Potential Role for London in Bridging the Gap – November 2014

Subsector:Exploration and Infrastructure
Published: 21 November, 2014
Document type:Presentation

Reinventing Space is an annual conference that has been taking place since 2001, dedicated to the responsive space sector. The British Interplanetary Society (BIS) organised this year’s conference in The Royal Society, London – the 12th edition and the first time that Reinventing Space has been held outside of the United States. The theme of […]

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The Size & Health of the UK Space Industry 2014 – October 2014

Subsector:Exploration and Infrastructure
Published: 09 October, 2014
Document type:Report

Since 1992, the UK Space Agency has been periodically surveying the UK space sector, and places a great deal of emphasis on the results of this study as a measure of industry performance. The UK Space Agency contracted London Economics to conduct the 2014 edition, covering the years 2011/12 and 2012/13. The objectives of the […]

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2014 Survey of the Size and Health of the UK Space Industry – April 2014

Subsector:Exploration and Infrastructure
Published: 23 April, 2014
Document type:

London Economics have been selected to undertake the 2014 study of the Size and Health of the UK Space Industry on behalf of the UK Space Agency. An introductory letter from the Chief Executive of the UK Space Agency is available via the link above. All organisations active in the UK who supply, or make […]

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Google Lunar XPRIZE Market Study 2013: Media Summary

Subsector:Exploration and Infrastructure
Published: October, 2013
Document type:Report

A recent Market Study completed by London Economics on behalf of the XPRIZE Foundation estimates the value of the overall commercial market opportunities addressable by Google Lunar XPRIZE teams to be between US$1.1-2.7 billion in the 10 years directly following the competition (and US$ 3.1-9.7 billion over the 25 year longer term) in a newly […]

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European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) – Press Release: Preliminary Findings of Google Lunar XPRIZE Market Study 2013

Subsector:Exploration and Infrastructure
Published: September, 2013
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Greg Sadlier, an Associate Director at London Economics has just completed a study the value of commercial market opportunities that could be served by teams competing in the Google Lunar XPRIZE.

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Space Economy: Indicators and Economic Studies

Subsector:Exploration and Infrastructure
Published: March, 2013
Document type:Presentation

Presentation (on invitation) to the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Space Economy Technical Committee, held in Paris on 19th March 2013. The requested focus of the presentation is on the methodology and indicators employed in selected examples of our research in the field of the Space economics, March 19, 2013.

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SKYLON Assessment Report, European Space Agency

Subsector:Exploration and Infrastructure
Published: May, 2011
Document type:Report

A review of the SKYLON spaceplane by the European Space Agency (ESA) including ESA’s review of London Economics’ assessment of the future benefits of investment in the SKYLON reusable launcher for Reaction Engines.

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UK Space Exploration Review Economic Analysis

Subsector:Exploration and Infrastructure
Published: April, 2010
Document type:Presentation

EC-ESA Workshop on Exploration and Innovation, Industrial Competitiveness and Technological Advance, Oxfordshire, UK, April 29-30, 2010

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Space Exploration Review

Subsector:Exploration and Infrastructure
Published: December, 2009
Document type:Report

In 2009 London Economics completed an economic analysis for the British National Space Centre (BNSC) of future business opportunities arising from future space exploration investment in the UK. The analysis used a cost-benefit approach and assessed the benefits to the UK in 6 areas: Tele-robotic and autonomous drilling providing access to inhospitable environments on earth […]

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