New Euroconsult report forecasts nearly 14,000 small satellites launched by 2030

Artist illustration of Space Flight Laboratory HawkEye 360 satellites using the Defiant satellite platform. Credit: Space Flight Laboratory.

There are over 4100 active satellites in orbit at the moment and the 7th edition of the Euroconsult "Prospects for the Small Satellite Market" is forecasting nearly 14,000 small satellites will be added by 2030.

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