I've seen valuations of the space industry at ~$350bn annually.

How much of this is coming from LEO vs MEO/GEO?

  • $\begingroup$ You'd have to figure out how that number is reached. I'll wager it's including things like ULA and SpaceX's corporate valuations (tens of billions, and mostly on Earth). It might be including the $100B ISS, too, which is going to skew things. I'd be willing to bet very little of that number is actually physically located in space at all. $\endgroup$
    – ceejayoz
    Oct 24 '18 at 16:51
  • $\begingroup$ What does valuation annually mean? Where did you find this / how did they explain their numbers? That might help you in trying to figure out an estimate. $\endgroup$ Oct 24 '18 at 18:32
  • $\begingroup$ E.g. brycetech.com/downloads/SIA_SSIR_2018.pdf shows how the value of the space industry breaks down. Communications and entertainment are quite GEO-heavy, so what is the proportion of this value (design, build, launch, commerce) that comes from LEO? Either annually or as a total value (e.g. ISS has cost $150bn, sum cost over all LEO satellites and include servicing and the value of services provided by commercial satellites). $\endgroup$
    – Diamond
    Oct 25 '18 at 9:04

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