Catalyst for innovation
Welcome to the captivating world of space in Europe, where innovation and curiosity shape the future.
Europe stands as a beacon of space technology. Our cutting-edge space industry, recognised for its excellence, makes our lives better in myriad ways – powering rescue missions, giving us accurate weather forecasts, and monitoring climate change, to name just a few examples.
ASD-Eurospace plays a pivotal role in nurturing the growth of space activities in Europe. With member companies representing 90% of the total turnover of the European space industry, the trade association of the European space industry speaks on behalf of its members, aiming to foster a deeper understanding of space-related matters and address challenges facing the industry.
By investing in our space capabilities, we not only propel Europe forward in the use of space, but help safeguard our security, enhance connectivity for everyone, and strengthen our economic independence – ushering in a new era of innovation and progress.
Key data Space 2022
- €12.4 bn
Total sales, European space industry
Employees in European space industry
- €10 bn
Spacecraft export value
- €6 bn
Launcher export value
Value to society
Explore the diverse and significant contributions our industry makes to society, showcasing the far-reaching impact of our work.
- Space observationDiscover how Europe’s space industry, with Galileo, Copernicus, and EGNOS, is leading in Earth observation and navigation, providing precise and reliable data to billions worldwide
- How Europe is saving lives with satellite technologyExplore how satellite technology, developed and deployed by European industry, helps in search and rescue across Europe
- Copernicus and climate-smart agricultureExplore how the EU’s Copernicus programme is transforming agriculture with climate-smart solutions. Learn about its impact on irrigation management in Austria and the cost-efficiency of Sentinel data integration.
- Europe’s Galileo: a navigation revolutionDiscover Galileo, Europe’s revolutionary satellite navigation system. With unprecedented accuracy, it is enhancing the devices and services we use everyday and shaping a safer future