Author page: Alexander Danilkin

Global Trends in the Development of Small Satellites

#6. Forecasts and Results
Global Trends in the Development of Small Satellites

Under the conditions of informatization of all human activity aspects special role is acquiring the use of space-based systems that can provide globality, operational efficiency and high frequency of receiving and delivering information to consumers. Following new requirements to space systems necessitates creation of multi-satellite (tens and hundreds of spacecraft) groups in orbit, which cannot be realized through the use of spacecraft with a mass between one and several tons, primarily due to purely economic reasons. This results in the need to significantly reduce weight and size of spacecraft.

Development Trends of Methodological Approaches to Forming Federal Space Program Based on the Assessment of the Contribution of Space Assets to Improving the Economy of Russian Federation

#3. TARGET'S Issue
Development Trends of Methodological Approaches to Forming Federal Space Program Based on the Assessment of the Contribution of Space Assets to Improving the Economy of Russian Federation

The article examines methodological approach to shaping the Federal Space Program (FSP) in relation to socio-economic problems. According to the authors, the proposed approach can be further extended to all other areas of the FSP, as well as to the state program “Space activities of Russia” as a whole.