A by-the-numbers look at Florida Space Coast’s growing $260B satellite industry


The fast-growing satellite industry is offering Central Florida businesses the best opportunity to cash in on the action.

The industry has a big impact on the world, connecting countries to the internet, improving broadcast services, enhancing military needs, monitoring weather and so much more. Plus, the industry had a 2016 global revenue of $260.5 billion — a big jump from 2012’s $209.2 billion.

And Central Florida — specifically Brevard County — is playing a big role in the future of the satellite industry in two big ways: