Research and analysis

Evaluation: UK Spaceport Business Case

An independent report completed by Frost & Sullivan, commissioned by the UK Space Agency, to assess the potential market for UK small satellite launch services or spaceports.

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UK Spaceport Business Case Evaluation

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Frost & Sullivan produced this report using an existing database of small satellite users and launch services, augmented with primary research on the UK’s small-satellite supply chain. The project includes a quantitative model that assesses the likely supply (launch capacity) and demand (number of small satellites planned to need launch) until 2030, including those that a UK launch service would be likely to compete for. Frost & Sullivan also examine and explain wider factors that could impact the success of UK satellite launch services or spaceports.

The views expressed throughout this report are those of Frost & Sullivan, and are not necessarily endorsed or otherwise by the UK government.

Published 11 October 2018