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A Snapshot of Space: 2018

  • Stefania Paladini
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Abstract

An estimate of the size of the world’s space sector can prove surprisingly difficult to achieve. First of all, it depends on which activities are to be included, and which vary a great deal from a report to another and from country to country. The literature lists four uses of space (Hays et al. 2000), namely:

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefania Paladini
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  1. 1.Birmingham City UniversityBirminghamUK

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