Tag Archives: Space

SPAC(e) In Focus – Finance at the Final Frontier

Sector:Space.
Client:N/A
Published: 7 March, 2022

The rise of a new financial mechanism has been central to the arrival of many new space ventures on public markets. But as the fervour for SPACs, or special purpose acquisition companies, wanes among investors, what will be the consequence for the space industry? In the latest edition of Space in Focus, Pat Mathewson offers […]

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Star Wars and Space Clubs

Sector:Space.
Client:N/A
Published: 1 April, 2021

In 1999, Thomas Bell, writing for the US Center for Strategy and Technology suggested that it was “inevitable that mankind will weaponize space and equally likely that this will take place in the next thirty years”. Space is increasingly openly considered as a military domain alongside land, sea, air, and cyber, where national security and […]

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Closing the Information Gap: Using Space-based EO for Wetland Mapping and Monitoring – March 2021

Sector:Space.
Client:UK Space Agency
Published: 29 March, 2021

Climate change is an increasingly pressing threat for mankind, and the UK Government clearly recognises that. Environmental and emission reduction policies are being put in place and financial incentives are being introduced across the country as part of efforts to tackle the problem head on. In this whitepaper we discuss the potential of wetlands, both […]

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Gold from Trash

Sector:Space.
Client:N/A
Published: 17 December, 2020

In this issue of Space in Focus former Economic Consultant, Nick Oswald, considers the implications of this ever-increasing need. Humanity’s collective space-faring actions are the predominant cause of the ever-increasing accumulation of debris in-orbit. There is general consensus that this is a ‘bad’ thing. The main causes for disagreements relate to how much of a […]

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Commercial Space Surveillance and Tracking Market Study – September 2020

Sector:Space.
Client:UK Space Agency
Published: 15 September, 2020

London Economics was commissioned by the UK Space Agency (UKSA) to undertake a study investigating the current and future state of the commercial space surveillance and tracking market. The report provides a qualitative view of the development of the industry highlighting potential risks and opportunities for the UK, plus provides a quantitative estimate of the […]

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