ISSN 2070-7401 (Print), ISSN 2411-0280 (Online)
Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa


Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa, 2021, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 9-24

System analysis of approaches to creating business services based on space information

A.A. Romanov 1 , A.A. Romanov 1 
1 Joint Stock Company “Central Research Institute for Machine Building”, Korolev, Moscow Region, Russia
Accepted: 12.08.2021
DOI: 10.21046/2070-7401-2021-18-4-9-24
The article analyzes the problematic issues and key trends in the transition from the ecosystem of space activities focused on the creation of space technology products to the ecosystem of creating business services in the era of New Space. An important organizational aspect is that the success of such a transition heavily depends on governmental support, especially at the initial stage. It is expected that in the near future, due to the deep digital transformation and automation of space activities, which facilitate the availability of space data for a wide range of consumers, a drastic reduction in the prices of space information is possible. The problems of the formation of a global commercial market using the Earth’s remote sensing data (RSD) and possible ways to solve them are outlined. It is shown that the main problem of the world market is an almost completely undeveloped mass services market, for the understanding and development of which it is useful to use the methodology for assessing the value of information that uses the value chain of space business services based on RSD. The main purpose of the article is to find answers to the questions: have the established startups and approaches to commercialization been able to ensure a painless transition to a new system of industrial relations, the development and creation of new disruptive technologies and space technology products, as well as what new solutions and approaches need to be implemented in the practice of industry activities? The main conclusion of the article formulates that the transformation of RSD into mass services is possible only with wide and free access to them by any user on the terms of minimum prices, both for information and for the means of obtaining, processing, storing and distributing all available data.
Keywords: space activities, space activity results, space activity ecosystem, commercialization of space activities, business services, Earth remote sensing data (RSD), satellite images, the value of space information
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