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Special Report | U.S. Civil & Military Space Procurement Forecast

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An overview of upcoming space procurements for U.S. government in the civl and military arenas.

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A ULA Atlas 5 carrying the third MUOS satellite for the United States Navy launched from Space Launch Complex-41 at 8:04 p.m. EST Jan. 20, 2015. Credit: ULA
Boeing hopes to use a variant of its CST-100 crew capsule to deliver cargo to the International Space Station for NASA. Credit: Boeing

Special Report | 2014 Commercial Launch & Satellite Contracts


SpaceNews Paris Bureau Chief Peter B. de Selding reviews the commercial launch and satellite contracts awarded in 2014 and assesses the competitive playing field for 2015.

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Of the 19 commercial launch contracts competitively awarded in 2014, Arianespace and SpaceX took home nine apiece.
Twenty-six commercial satellites open to competitive bidding and intended for geostationary orbit were ordered in 2014, up from 23 the previous year. Credit: SpaceNews
Boeing 702SP electric satellite
Angara 5