Title: Cargo on the sixth mode: overview of satellite industry and its trends
Author: Farshid Azadian
Address: Department of Management, Marketing and Operations, College of Business, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114, USA
Abstract: This paper examines the satellite industry and its subsectors as one of the key commodities transported on the sixth mode of transportation. This industry has a significant role in the commercial aerospace industry. We review the trends of the industry in the 21st century and provide a model for estimating the future economic state of the global satellite industry.
Keywords: commercial space; satellite industry; telecommunication; economic trends; econometrics models.
World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research, 2017 Vol.6, No.4, pp.306 - 318
Date of acceptance: 27 Jun 2017
Available online: 19 Dec 2017