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Space Report Reveals $251 Billion Global Space Economy in 2007


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 16, 2008) -- The Space Report 2008: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, released by the Space Foundation on April 8, revealed more than $251 billion in global space activity in 2007. This represents a single-year increase of 11 percent from 2006. The Space Report 2008 is a publication that thoroughly examines and analyzes the state of the space industry.  The flagship product of the Space Foundation’s Research and Analysis division, The Space Report 2008 covers primarily 2007 data, contains information on global space budgets and revenues, a yearly summary and analysis of the Space Foundation Index, and, for the first time, addresses United States (U.S.) labor and workforce issues.  

The early April release of The Space Report 2008 contains data for calendar year 2007, and will provide timely and useful information throughout the calendar year.  For more information, or to purchase a copy of The Space Report 2008: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, visit

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