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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:
Northrop Grumman Corporation
SpaceTrak’s comprehensive database has become an invaluable tool in supporting strategic planning, assessing market trends, and positioning for future growth.
Senior Corporate Strategy Advisor
SpaceTrak’s comprehensive data is incredibly valuable in helping us make informed business decisions.
Data is more than ever at the heart of insurance and Seradata’s SpaceTrak database is the most accurate base publicly available. Combining it with our own data has enabled us to enhance our risk assessment methodology. With the exponential growth of small satellites launches, this will be even more relevant in the future.
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