Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Economy Taxonomy – Bryce Tech

Originally posted on February 22, 2022 @ 10:07 am

This article provides an approximation of the Bryce Tech taxonomy used to prepare their Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Economy forecasts. The taxonomy was prepared based upon publicly available information.

The taxonomy only includes market segments if they are dependent upon, or utilize, Orbital Hubs or Orbital Platforms.

  • Accommodations
    • Tourism/Private astronauts
    • US astronauts
    • Non-US Government astronauts
  • Manufacturing
    • Additive manufacturing
    • Advanced materials manufacturing
      • Exotic fiber optics
      • High quality machine parts
    • Life-sciences manufacturing
      • Thin film products
      • Bio printed materials
  • Technology testbed
  • Large structure assembly
  • Satellite assembly, deployment, and servicing
    • Satellite assembly
    • Satellite deployment
    • Satellite servicing
      • Satellite propellant reloading
      • Satellite repair
      • Satellite debris removal
  • Education
  • Entertainment
    • Documentary films
    • Feature films
    • Sporting events
  • Marketing
    • Commercials and product placement
    • Sponsorships
    • Naming rights
    • Sponsored events
  • Remote-sensing
  • Research and development
  • Deep space mission prototype
  • Non-terrestrial resources

A tabular view of the forecast in the chart at the top follows. The forecast is for 2030 to 2035. The market segments marked with a “*” are primarily Government driven.

This article will be updated as new information is available.