RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The satellite exploration market is booming. Since 2010, 280 satellites per year have been launched worldwide, and the trend for the next decade is to triple.
The boom started with the Lusat-1 in 1990. CONAE told iProUP that several Earth observation missions were carried out to "generate adequate and timely spatial information about the continental and maritime territory, obtain data and images useful for agriculture, hydrology, environment, and management of natural and anthropic emergencies."
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