The Space Industry’s leading launch & satellite database
Our experienced analysts provide comprehensive, consistent, independent and authoritative information
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The Space Industry’s leading launch, satellite database and analysis system. Delivered via a powerful website, our experienced analysts provide comprehensive, consistent, independent and authoritative information covering every (orbital) launch and satellite since Sputnik in 1957. Originally created in 1997, SpaceTrak powers the marketing and risk decisions of key launch providers, manufacturers, insurance companies, governments and satellite operators worldwide.
SpaceTrak is the leading product of Seradata, set up as a result of a management buy-out in 2013 from Flightglobal Ascend (formerly Airclaims). Seradata has invested in and continues to improve both the content of and the IT behind SpaceTrak, enhancing the customer experience.
Here’s what SpaceTrak’s users say:
VP Business Development
ArianespaceSpaceTrak is indisputably the most reliable source of information for risk evaluation to support decisions in the space sector.
VP Mission Assurance
Space Systems/Loral (SSL)At SSL we find the SpaceTrak database of great value for anomaly insurance claim information.
Head of Space
Swiss ReinsuranceThe SpaceTrak online database, as well as the Space Review analysis, have been very valuable to conduct our day-to-day underwriting business.
Senior Corporate Strategy Advisor
IntelsatSpaceTrak’s comprehensive data is incredibly valuable in helping us make informed business decisions.
Seradata Space Intelligence
May and June construction announcements: Angosat-2 the remake on way as are JPSS-3, JPSS-4 and PLATO
Having lost their first satellite Angosat-1 shortly after launch last year, in May the Angolan National Space Programme Management Office (GGPEN) formally announced the order of a YAMAL USP (VICTORIA) bus/platform replacement from RSC Energia. The finance for the...read more
Space World Cup: Australians get to see matches for free by order of the PM after Optus streaming service fails
The decision to allow a pay-TV service to have a monopoly of some World Cup matches via the Optus communications satellites has come back to bite the Australian government. Apart from being unpopular in the first place – most nations have all the matches on...read more
US President Donald Trump announces plan for US Space Force and hints at helping Elon Musk reach Mars
In between making peace with North Korea via a summit with its leader Kim Jong-un, and starting a trade war with the rest of the world via the imposition of import tariffs, US President Donald J. Trump ordered the US Department of Defence to form a new branch of the...read more
A Soyuz 2-1b/Fregat M rocket was launched from the Plesetsk launch site in Northern Russia at 2146 GMT on 16 June 2018. The Glonass M-59 satellite aboard, now dubbed Cosmos 2527 under the military designation system, was a Glonass navigation satellite which fits into...read more